Speech-Language Pathologist I

Oklahoma State Department of Health
September 2, 2023
Custer County, OK
Job Type


Job Posting Title
Speech-Language Pathologist I


Supervisory Organization
340 District 1

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full time

Job Type

Level I: $56,088 Based on education and experience.

PIN 34001668

Job Description

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service.

OSDH is seeking a full time Speech Language Pathologist providing support to Custer County Health Department . This is a state employee position PIN 34001668 governed by the Civil Service Rules , located in Clinton, OK.OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits packet,including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link Plan Year 2023 .

Basic Purpose

Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities related to providing patients with diagnostic and therapeutic services in the areas of speech and language.

Typical Functions

  • Diagnoses communication disorders of speech and language.
  • Prepares treatment plans and makes recommendations for individual cases.
  • Conducts group and individual speech and/or language treatment as appropriate.
  • Performs hearing screenings and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Prepares and maintains progress reports, records, and evaluations on individual and group cases as required.
  • Participates as a member of a diagnostic and treatment team for individual and group cases.
  • Maintains confidential records of client services in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Directs and/or trains clinical personnel and staff in identifying and treating communication disorders.
  • Confers with professional and/or community groups on topics regarding communication disorders.
  • Implements and develops prevention programs that are specific to speech/language/communication issues.

Level Descriptor

This is the basic level where incumbents perform entry-level duties under the immediate supervision of a certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Incumbents at this level are working toward obtaining their Certificate of Clinical Competence.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in speech pathology, including academic and practicum requirements for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the pathology of communication disorders; of phonetics; of the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing function; and of diagnostic testing and treatment techniques for communication disorders. Ability is required to discuss communication disorders with various treatment professionals and families; to plan and execute treatment programs; and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Special Requirements

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has determined that some positions in this job family are safety sensitive as defined by63 O.S. § 427.8.

Additional Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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