Speech Language Pathologist Licensed Assistant

Grand Forks Public School District   Grand Forks, ND   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 9, 2024
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  1. Graduate of a Bachelor's level Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders Program.
  2. Certification of Completion in speech-language pathology issues by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, Office of Special Education.
  3. Speech Language Pathology Licensed Assistant license issued from the North Dakota Board of Examiners.

  • Experience in a school setting preferred
  • Basic academic and computer skills
  • Ability to work well with students
  • Excellent human relations and communications skills
Job Goal: To provide speech-language therapy services under the direction of a Speech-Language Pathologist to students identified with a disability in the area of speech language impairment.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide speech-language therapy services under the direction of a speech-language pathologist.
  • Assist supervising speech-language pathologist with planning lessons for students.
  • Perform documented tasks developed by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
  • Document student's progress toward IEP goals and objectives.
  • Prepare materials, perform scheduling, and maintain space or equipment
  • Participate in IEP meetings with the supervising speech-language pathologist
  • Work with students individually or in groups
  • Assist with speech-language screenings
  • Complete Medicaid billing paperwork for students who are eligible
  • Comply with speech pathology licensed assistant supervision requirements
Work Environment and Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally walk and stand. The ability to hear and see in order to communicate effectively as well as communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties; Maintain mental capacity, allowing for effective interaction and communication with others.

Occasionally may need to lift up to fifty (50); reaching, standing, walking, carrying, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, and/or crawling within the classroom.

The employee may encounter situations where students are physically aggressive and/or verbally abusive. This may require physical interaction (using strategies acquired through de-escalation and restraint training) between the employee and student. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to infection at a greater risk than the average person. May be directly responsible for the safety, well-being and/or output of students.

Terms of Employment: 8 hours per day, Monday - Friday, Nine (9) months, academic school year of the students enrolled.

Evaluation: Annual written evaluation by the supervisor

Position is open until filled