Speech-Language Pathologist – Early Intervention

at Mahoning County Board of DD
Location 4791 Woodridge Drive, Austintown, OH
Date Posted August 27, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Freelance


DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

  •  Provides developmental evaluations and assessments to determine Part C eligibility and service needs
  • Works cooperatively with team members in developing the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
  • Plans and implements evidence-based early intervention services to eligible infants and toddlers and their  families within natural environments using a coaching interaction style
  • Participates as a member of the trans-disciplinary team and serves as the Primary Service Provider (PSP) or Secondary Service Provider (SSP) as appropriate
  • Attends weekly EI Team meetings and in-service trainings as requested or required
  • Provides and maintains documentation and paperwork in compliance with DODD rules and regulations
  • Works cooperatively with the Early Intervention Services Coordinator in transitioning children from Early Intervention to Early Childhood services
  • Participates in inter-agency meetings, public relations, and special projects as it relates to early intervention
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (include but not limited to the following):
  • Must hold and maintain current and valid Ohio Speech/Language Pathologist License
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Must hold and maintain a current, valid driver’s license
  • Must acquire and maintain Board approved first aid and CPR certification
  • Must pass BCI/FBI background check
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information/records
  • Any other training as required by the Ohio DODD or county board policy
  • Strong knowledge of infant/toddler growth and development, family dynamics, disabilities and risk factors, trans-disciplinary teaming, and intervention program planning
  • Knowledge of evidence-based early intervention practices (EIEBP) and a primary service provider approach(PSP) to teaming and intervention
  • Knowledge of  Part C rules and regulations related to Early Intervention
  • Experience conducting developmental evaluations and assessments
  •  Knowledge of community resources
  • Knowledge of Individualized Family Service Plans
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in written form
  • Ability to work cooperatively with both families and other professionals

SALARY: As per CBA             

HOURS: 40 hours/week, variable and flexible on program needs