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Speech-Language Pathologist
# Position Information

Job Description
The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to provide speech and communication services to students with sensory impairments such as Deafness, Hard of Hearing, Blindness, Low Vision or DeafBlindness. The beginning date for this position is 7/23/2018.
Responsibilities include:
* Provide direct diagnostic, habilitative and rehabilitative services to students in the areas of symbolic communication, spoken language, written language, literacy and auditory-oral perception.
* Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary evaluation team
* Evaluate and provide necessary documentation of students' communication and/or swallowing functioning for the purposes of prospective student admission, goals and progress via Individualized Education Plans, progress reports and triennial evaluation
* Provide services in a full range of delivery models, including consultative and collaborative.
* Participate in staff development and other school functions
* Develop Individualized Education Plans for students
* Develop plans of care and submit Medicaid documentation in accordance with the Department of Medical Assistance Service guidelines
## Minimum Qualifications
* Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in Speech-Language Pathology
* Hold or be eligible for a valid Speech Language Pathology License issued by the Virginia Department of Health Professionals, Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
* Knowledge of child growth and development, and special needs of children with disabilities, including multiple disabilities
* Experience in providing services in speech and language to children with sensory, motor and /or cognitive disabilities or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship
* Proficiency in the use of See the Sound Visual Phonics or willingness to obtain such training within one month of hire
* Proficiency level of "Advanced" in American Sign Language as measured by the Sign Language Proficiency Interview or agreement to acquire the specified level within three years
* Ability to plan and organize work
* Ability to work using a team approach
* Ability to follow school policies and procedures, and Medicaid billing procedures
* Knowledge of current speech-language techniques and theory
Physical Requirements:
* Ability to interact on a physical level with children and to perform repetitive motion to include standing, sitting, reaching, lifting, walking, bending, and climbing
## Preferred Qualifications
* Prefer Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. Candidates without this certification may complete a Clinical Fellowship while satisfying the requirements for certification.
## Special Requirements
Note: A criminal history check, including fingerprinting, will be required for final candidates.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications must be completed on-line at For assistance call (540) 332-9069 or visit our website at
# Contact Information
## Name
Tessy Schlemmer
## Phone
(540) 332-9065
## Email
## Address
Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind
PO Box 2069
Staunton, VA 24402-2069
*Working Title:* Speech-Language Pathologist
*Role Title:* Therapist II - 49232
*Job Open Date:* 05/16/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* $44,094 - $66,779
*Agency:* VA Sch for Deaf/Blind-Staunton (218)
*Agency Website:*
*Location:* Staunton - 790
*Position Number:* F0007
*Job Posting Number:* 1037997
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
*Job Type:* Q-Status (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Salaried Faculty- S-2
*Pay Band:* 04

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