The Supervisor, Specialized Services (Speech-Language Services) is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training and supervision of staff therapists, managing and oversight of department day-to-day operations, developing and maintaining professional relationships with school principals or their designee. These functions all serve to assure smooth and compliant program implementation and customer satisfaction.
In addition to the supervisory duties, the Supervisor will also serve as primary clinician in a small portfolio of schools.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Oversees the Philadelphia region Speech program and related daily functions, and affiliated Speech-Language Pathologists
Recruits, hires and trains new staff therapists as needed
Provides clinical and operational supervision of program staff
Provides supervision for CFY staff members
Develops and maintains professional relationships with school administrators
Resolves program concerns and difficulties as they arise
Assures that staff activity is documented completely and accurately in a timely fashion in accordance with Catapult Learning Policy and Procedure.
Assures that services are provided in compliance with governing funding requirements and PA code.
Oversees monthly speech services data acquisition for invoicing process.
Is knowledgeable concerning all policies and procedures as established for these services by Catapult Learning's Program Manual, the funding source, and the individual school(s).
Completes required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
Master's degree and PA school certification as a speech-language pathologist is required - Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and current licensure by PA State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is required. Experience providing speech-language services in a PA school setting is required -- at least 3 years preferred.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must possess thorough knowledge of diagnostic instruments and intervention strategies. Excellent time management, organizational, verbal and written communications skills are essential.