Speech Language Pathologist 2024-25 School Year

Bartow, Florida

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 794851

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $60 / Hour

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

Bartow, Florida

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $60 / Hour

Job ID: 794851

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

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$64 per hour
Our Amergis Educational Services Team is looking to hire School Speech Language Pathologists for the of the 2024-25 School Year and beyond!
  • Location: Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, and Surrounding Areas
  • $55 per hour
  • Minimum Requirements: (1) Bachelor’s Degree and or Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution. (2) Certification in Speech / Language Pathology by FLDOE and/or licensure in Speech / Language Pathology by the state of Florida, Department of Health Professional Regulations.
  • This is an in-person position
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday Full Time, Full school year (strong possibility of extending or going internal the following year)
  • Work hours start and end based on grade level (Elementary, Middle School, High School)
  • No Weekends, No Holidays
  • Weekly pay and Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, Discounts and more)

*Please note that this pay range represents a good faith estimate of the compensation that will be offered for this position based on the circumstances. The actual pay offered to a successful candidate will take into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited to location, experience, and other variable factors.

 

** For more information call or email me at either below. **

 

DeAngelo LeGrier
813-421-6664

Delegrie@amergis.com

The Speech-Language Pathologist in the school setting is responsible for performing student evaluations as well as providing and documenting therapy services in accordance with the plan of care developed for each individual student and the physician’s orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses students’ communication skills (e.g. articulations, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment
  • Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines
  • Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff
  • Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FM systems, augmentative communication devices, etc.) 
  • Maintains files and/or records (e.g. progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) 
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) 
  • Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success • Seeks appropriate in-service and professional development 
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Active Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Licensure in the state of assignment required
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) preferred and may be required by state/contract. 
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements   
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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