Speech-Language Pathologist II or III

Oklahoma State Department of Health
November 16, 2023
Tulsa County, OK
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Job Posting Title
Speech-Language Pathologist II or III


Supervisory Organization
340 Tulsa County Early Intervention

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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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Part time

Job Type

The annual salary is up to Level II $63,000 or Level III up to $66,205.00 based on education and experience.

Job Description

Location : Early Intervention/5100 E Skelly Drive

Salary: $ Level II 63,000 or Levell III $66,205.00 up to education and experience.

Full Time /Part Time: Full Time

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

Primary Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Why you'll love it here!

RESPECT. COLLABORATION. SERVICE. 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. Check out why were are passionate about public health and believe it is the career for you!!! What is Public Health?

Oh yeah, did we mention perks? We know that benefits matter and that is why we offer a competitive benefits package for all eligible employees.

  • Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums.
  • A wide choice of insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations.
  • Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses and/or dependent care.
  • Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match.
  • 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year for full time employees.
  • 11 paid holidays a year.
  • Student Loan repayment options & tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee discounts with a variety of companies and venders.
  • Longevity Bonus for years of service

Position Description: 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Level II

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.

Level III

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.

Valued Knowledge, skills and abilities:

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

This position is set in an office environment. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and

Telework: This position is not eligible for Telework and is subject to OSDH policy and supervisor's discretion.

Application Requirements:

  • If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of application.
  • All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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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