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Speech-Language Pathologist Job Opportunities: Open SLP Jobs in Arizona with Ridge Zeller Therapy as of April 2017

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Ridge Zeller Therapy Speech-Language Pathologist SLP Job Description

Ridge Zeller Therapy is now hiring speech pathologists throughout the greater Phoenix, Arizona area, including Chandler, AZ, Gilbert, AZ, Ahwatukee, AZ, Tempe, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, Mesa, AZ and Queen Creek, AZ. 

Continue reading about our open SLP jobs and apply by filling out the form below.

RZT's Open SLP Jobs, as of April 2017, include:

  • Full-time school-based SLP
  • Part-time school-based SLP
  • Part-time clinic SLP
  • Home-based SLP

Summary of Speech-Language Therapy Job Opportunities:

  • Provide professional speech-language therapy diagnosis and treatment to individuals in Arizona with a variety of communication impairments including but not limited to articulation, fluency, language, cognitive, or dysphagia in accordance with ASHA, state, federal and Ridge Zeller Therapy rules, regulations and/or guidelines.

SLP Position Types / Expected Hours of Work:

  • Full-time school-based SLP and part-time school-based SLP in Arizona: days of work are Monday through Friday as indicated by each school site’s official calendar. School staff is required to be on campus during school hours and available for before and after school meetings.
  • Part-time clinic SLP and home-based SLP in Arizona: hours for staff working in clinic, homes and other facilities will be set in accordance with agreed-upon appointments.

Essential SLP Functions / Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of delays and disorders including, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, intellectual impairment, attention deficit disorder, apraxia, aphasia, dysphasia, etc.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of how to diagnose and treat deficit language skills including grammar and syntax, pragmatic and social skills, articulation, voice, feeding/swallowing, fluency and cognitive and executive functioning skills
  • Diagnose speech-language therapy evaluations using standardized assessments and/or clinical observations, and interpret results
  • Develop treatment plans by identifying need, determining long and short-term goals, and methods to achieve success
  • Provide ongoing clinic, home-based or school skilled speech-language therapy services to clients based on their need
  • Write and maintain proper documentation of initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients in timely fashion as required by Ridge Zeller Therapy (home-based only)
  •  Write MET, IEP and PWN paperwork in compliance with state, federal, and school district requirements (school-based only)
  • Schedule and conduct meetings to discuss evaluation results and develop/review IEPs in accordance with state and district timeline procedures
  • Supervise Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) providing speech-language therapy services to patients, including treatment, program planning and implementation
  • Work in accordance with applicable principles and practices of speech-language therapy, ASHA, Ridge Zeller Therapy policies/procedures, and Arizona/federal regulations/guidelines
  • Manage time effectively to meet treatment minutes and complete paperwork within the required timelines
  • Demonstrate a team-oriented approach
  • Exhibit professional and friendly interaction with clients, families, visitors, and colleagues
  • Communicate with staff, families, and co-workers
  • Conduct yourself in a professional, kind manner with clients and families
  • Collaborate and be flexible when working with co-workers
  • Represent Ridge Zeller Therapy in the highest professional manner whenever acting on behalf of Ridge Zeller Therapy
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned

SLP Competencies:

  • Communication proficiency
  • Decision making
  • Initiative
  • Personal effectiveness/credibility
  • Stress management/composure
  • Time management
  • Critical evaluation, treatment and consultation competencies
  • Work independently with little supervision
  • Work effectively in both quiet and noisy environments
  • Ability to navigate school, home or clinic environments
  • Work within client’s home, school and/or clinic settings
  • Work independently utilizing problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Ability to skillfully analyze and assess work situations
  • Friendly, courteous, and professional attitude

SLP Qualifications / Expertise / Requirements:

  • Master's degree in speech-language pathology
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence or in clinical fellow year
  • AZ Department of Health license
  • AZ Department of Education certificate (for school positions)
  • AZ fingerprint clearance card
  • Current CPR certification
  • Article 9 certificate (for DDD clients)
  • Valid AZ driver’s license (for home-based clients)
  • Have reliable transportation for school, home and natural setting appointments
  • Maintain CEUs
  • Basic computer operation for email, writing reports, scheduling
  • Basic software skills in MS Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Use a shared work space with co-workers

SLP Supervisory Requirements:

  • Direct SLPA in providing speech-language therapy services
  • Submit monthly SLP/SLPA supervision logs if supervising an SLPA

Work Environments:

  • This job operates in a professional school, medical, and/or office environment
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, bend, type, walk to obtain students, lift light objects, and drive to and from schools, clinics and homes.

+++ Affirmation action plan/equal employer opportunity (AAP/EEO) statement outlining federal contractor requirements and practices and/or equal employer opportunity statement. This SLP job opportunity in Arizona is nonexempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


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