Speech Language Pathologist

Recruitment #191011-UNCX-419


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking two full time Speech-Language Pathologists providing support to the Sooner Start Early Intervention program serving Payne, Kay, Noble, and Pawnee County Health Departments. These are unclassified positions (PIN 34003502 and 34003503) in state government, located in Stillwater, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $60,187.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
Position is necessary to provide Speech and Language services as part of a multi-disciplinary team serving eligible infants and toddlers in Payne, Kay, Noble, and Pawnee Counties through the Early Intervention program.  Services provided under authority of regulation of IDEA, Part H, and Oklahoma Early Intervention Act. The selected applicant will be assigned responsibilities related to providing patients with diagnostic and therapeutic services in the areas of speech and language.

Essential Job Functions:
• Diagnoses communication disorders of speech and language.
• Prepares treatment plans and makes recommendations for individual cases.
• Conducts group and individual speech and/or language treatment as appropriate.
• Performs hearing screenings and makes appropriate referrals.
• Prepares and maintains progress reports, records, and evaluations on individual and group cases as required.
• Participates as a member of a diagnostic and treatment team for individual and group cases.
• Maintains confidential records of client services in compliance with state and federal regulations.
• Directs and/or trains clinical personnel and staff in identifying and treating communication disorders.
• Confers with professional and/or community groups on topics regarding communication disorders.
• Implements and develops prevention programs that are specific to speech/language/communication issues.
• Performs additional duties as dictated and assigned.

Hiring selection and compensation are dependent upon the Level at which the applicant qualifies:

This is the career level where incumbents perform professional duties as a fully certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Incumbents at this level are not assigned supervisory responsibilities, but may provide training and technical assistance to others. The required Education and Experience are a master’s degree in speech pathology, including academic and practicum requirements for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
This Level pays up to $54,263.00 annually.

This is the specialist level where incumbents are assigned responsibilities involving advanced level technical duties in Speech-Language Pathology. Incumbents at this level perform as a consultant to other Speech-Language Pathologists and may be designated lead worker for other employees. The required Education and Experience are those of a Level II as well as an additional three years of post-certification experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist in a clinical specialty or in an educational setting.
This level pays up to $60,187.00 annually.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Travel is required with this position.




If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.