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Bona Vista Programs Inc. School Based Speech Pathologist in Kokomo, Indiana

PRIMARY FUNCTION:Provide speech and language therapy services and activities for preschoolers in the Keys For Kids early childhood program during the school year, which typically runs August-May.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Schedule individual and group therapy sessions according to individual needs via the IEP and conduct therapy as indicated.Analyze school evaluation results, problem solve, and make decisions and recommendations regarding appropriate treatments.Supervise speech therapy aide and/or intern(s) as assigned.Participate in staffing's and conferences as indicated to review progress.Plan and conduct in-service training for other program staff, parents, or others as necessary and requested.Effectively communicate with and assist program staff in a timely fashion, regarding pertinent problems or changes noted in an individual.Prepare reports of screenings, and IEPs or other sources as needed.Maintain accurate and timely records of services provided for statistical and billing purposes.Assist with IEP and IFSP development.Provide a safe environment for all patients and staff.Communicate openly and cooperate in a flexible manner with all staff to ensure quality of serviceCreate, provide, or suggest instructional materials/methods for teachers.Participate in division and agency meetings as requested.Assist in problem solving to improve efficiency within the division.Must have full physical dexterity and agility or be able to independently position self and perform all movements required for effective treatment of each individual.Physical activities may include but not limited to: frequent bending, kneeling, reaching, and squatting. Depending on person served, must be able to carry, lift, push or pull 25-50 pounds routinely with occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds utilizing appropriate body mechanic techniques and/or equipment provided.Adhere to policies regarding all duties and communicate effectively with supervisor concerning priorities.Portray a positive attitude that maintains a customer and co-worker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaints.Promote agency philosophies, generating team spirit and creating and maintaining an environment that fosters employee satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability.QUALIFICATIONS:Must have at least a Master's degree in speech and language therapy.Must be licensed or in the process of applying for licensure by the Indiana Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology.Must possess or be capable of obtaining CPR and first aid certification annually and perform as necessary.Must be ready to complete or have completed the Clinical Fellowship Year or have at least applied for the Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA.Must possess a customer service personality and have the ability to establish and maintain rapport with staff and patients.