ECI Speech Therapist
Region III Education Service Center - Victoria, TX

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GENERAL INFORMATION:

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Length of Work Year: Twelve Months Per Year - Future Employment Contingent Upon Funding

Reports To: Director for Early Childhood Intervention

Component: Early Childhood Intervention

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Provide direct speech therapy to disabled children ages birth to three and family support services

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education/Certification:

Master's Degree

Certified as a Licensed Speech Pathologist

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Effective organizational, communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills

General knowledge of child development

General knowledge of language and special developmental instruction

Minimum Experience:

One year experience in working with young children

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

1. Provide direct instruction to identified children and families

2. Provide direct speech therapy to identified students

3. Facilitate in screening and assessment of identified children and families

4. Provide interpretation of assessment data and formulate reports

5. Assist families with the development, implementation and evaluation of plans

6. Keep informed of and comply with ECI, ESC, State and Federal policies and procedures

7. Maintain records, reports, and correspondence in an organized filing system

8. Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical and responsible and serve as a role model for the region

9. Ability to develop written or verbal correspondence

10. Develop skills appropriate to job assignment

11. Keep updated on pediatric CPR

12. Maintain confidential information

13. Provide consultation to ECI staff regarding language acquisition

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

EQUIPMENT USED:

Various adaptive and assistive devices

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands:

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)

Ability to instruct

Maintain emotional control in various environments

Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data

Environment:

Frequent in-region and occasional out-of-region travel

Occasional prolonged and irregular hours

Works with frequent interruptions

Moderate walking, standing, sitting, lifting, carrying, stooping, bending, and reaching

These statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

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