SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST/ COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT

HMEA (Horace Mann Educational Associates) ( learn more )

Cranston, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3423174
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 6, 2021
  • Starting Date: March 2021

Job Description

Tech Access of Rhode Island a program of HMEA is seeking a Per diem Augmentative and Alternative Communication Consultant and Speech-Language Pathologist needed to provide direct Speech Therapy services and AAC consultation/evaluation services.
Essential Functions:
•Provides Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) assessments and AAC device needs. May also support funding initiatives.
•Provide direct Speech-Language services to individuals with Augmentative and Alternative communication systems. Must have:
oWorking knowledge of iOS communication apps: Proloquo2Go, TouchChat, GoTalk Now, and LAMP Words for Life
oFamiliarity with dedicated communication devices from TobiiDynavox, Prentke Romich, and Saltillo
oExperience with alternative access methods including switch access and eye tracking
•Use knowledge of AAC to make recommendations.
•Provides training of AAC usage to families, teachers, staff members and other therapists.
•Completes evaluations, contact notes, and all written documentation in a timely manner. Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
•Receives and reviews referrals in accordance with established program procedures.
•Maintains confidentiality following HIPAA guidelines.
Qualifications
•Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) accredited university.
•Clinical Certificate of Competency from ASHA.
•Experience with evaluating and training with families and individuals with complex communication needs to use AAC.
•RI License.
Expected start date is March 2021 through July/early August. 5-10 hours per week, with a potential for more hours.
Salary commensurate with experience; $40-$45/hour.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    HMEA (Horace Mann Educational Associates) is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • HMEA Recruiter
    • 8 Forge Park
    • Franklin, Massachusetts 02038

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