Speech Language Pathologist II or III
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Speech Language Pathologist II or III
340 OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
340 District 8
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Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.
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The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience. Please be advised this position may be filled at a Level II or III:
Level II: up to $63,000.00 based on education and experience
Level III: up to $66,205.00 based on education and experience
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 II or III providing support to District 8 with the Oklahoma State Department of Health. This is a state employee position PIN 34002977 governed by the Civil Service Rules , in state government located in This position will cover multiple counties, the duty station will be determined upon hire. Counties Covered:Carter, Garvin, Jefferson, Johnston, Love, Marshall, Murray, Pontotoc, Stephens.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 . The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience.
Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) will provide support to the Early Intervention SoonerStart program at the County Health Departments. Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) provide developmental assessments and evaluations in homes and daycares. We educate caregivers and demonstrate the activities that would be specific to their child's educational and therapeutic needs while performing ongoing assessment and therapy plans. These services are individually written for each child and family to increase parenting skills and to enhance the development of the infants and toddlers with developmental delays and/or disabilities.
- 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.
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
This is the specialist level where incumbents are assigned responsibilities involving advanced level technical duties in Speech-Language Pathology. Incumbents at this level perform as a consultant to other Speech-Language Pathologists and may be designated lead worker for other employees.
Education and Experience
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in speech pathology and
Certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association plus an additional three years of post-certification experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist in a clinical specialty or in an educational setting.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies
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.
This position is set in an office environment as well as in the client's home. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach.
Must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Travel is required with this positon. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments. Travel may include traveling during inclement weather.
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'.