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Speech/Language Pathologist (Open Positions: 1)

Location: Administrative Building - 1154 Larc Lane, Toledo, OH 43614
Department: Board of Developmental Disabilities
Job Status: Full-Time
Hour Per Week: 40
Status: Open until filled
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Job Description


            CODE: PRO 907



An employee in this classification, under the supervision of an Early Intervention (EI) Coordinator, is responsible for evaluating and assessing speech and language delays and disabilities and providing interventions and recommendations for children in early intervention.


• Provides speech/language evaluations and assessments for eligible children.
• Participates in transdisciplinary team approach to providing services.
• Assists in developing functional communication objectives for the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).
• Implements state approved tools for evaluations and assessments.
• Serves as consultant to staff, families and providers on communication techniques and needs.
• Attends Core team meetings and makes recommendations for EI services.
• Completes required reports for those served.
• Refers individuals to community resources for speech and language services. 
• Coordinates and monitors augmentative communication devices and supplies as needed. 

• May assist in facilitating in-service programs.
• May adjust, adapt, build, and clean equipment and assist in the oversight of the loan closet.
• Attends meetings, conferences, and staffing.
• May be required to orient individuals assigned to the department.
• Complies with all applicable rules, regulations, laws and Board policies and procedures.

• Performs other related duties as required.

• Position may involve exposure to individuals with medical and behavioral risks.
• Position will require evenings and locations convenient for families in their natural environment.

• Ability to promote an inclusive environment for all board staff, individuals served, families, and providers.
• Knowledge and ability to operate personal computer, applications software, and basic office equipment.
• Knowledge of speech and language techniques, principles, and practices
• Ability to work independently
• Effective organizational and responsive communication skills
• Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships
• Knowledge of laws and rules governing the practice of speech and language therapy
• Knowledge of augmentative and alternative communication methods and equipment.
• Ability to operate speech and language therapy equipment.

• Licensed as a Speech and Language Pathologist with the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board.
• One (1) year of experience working with infants and toddlers in a professional setting is preferred.

• Licensure as issued through the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board.
• Valid Driver’s license.

• Training as required by the Board and DODD.
• Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED.

• Requires own transportation.


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Join a progressive and vital team that impacts the lives of hundreds of people every day.  Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring Service & Support Specialist.  The Speech-Language Pathologist evaluates and assess speech and language disabilities, and provide interventions and recommendations for those individuals diagnosed with a communication disorder.

To qualify, must be a licensed as a Speech and Language Pathologist with the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board, with one (1) year of experience working with infants and toddlers in a professional setting is preferred.

Salary range for this position is $74,000 - $78,000

Application Special Instructions

All candidates must submit a resume and optional cover letter along with an employment application via the online application process. We are an equal opportunity employer. If in need of ADA accommodations, contact us directly at 419-380-4033.