13 Sep

Speech Language Pathologist Jobs Vacancy in Department The Army

Position
Speech Language Pathologist
Company
Department The Army
Location
Opening
13 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

Department The Army urgently required following position for Speech Language Pathologist. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Speech Language Pathologist Jobs Vacancy in Department The Army Jobs Details:

    Duties

    Summary

    About the Position:

    This position is located at US Army Medical Department Activity-Korea, Educational and Developmental Intervention Services, Pyong taek, Korea

    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide early intervention services to infants and toddlers and their families in accordance with Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in environments such as the home, child care center or other community settings.
    • Apply speech-language pathology concepts and methods in the development of the child's Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) based on the individual child's needs and family priorities and concerns, including functional, measurable outcomes.
    • Coordinate with team members and families regarding the child's progress.
    • Administer and score pediatric standardized tests to determine the child's development and strengths and weaknesses (e.g. Bayley Scales of Infant Development, Goldman Fristoe Test of Articulation, and Battelle Developmental Inventory-2)
    • Apply professional knowledge in training primary caregivers (e.g., families, day care providers) to implement activities and strategies within daily routine to address the needs of the child.
    • Serve as service coordinator for assigned families and as a liaison to school-based or other community-based service delivery programs.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 25% Business Travel required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0665 Speech Pathology And Audiology

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  • Requirements

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • This position has specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age on a recurring basis.
    • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
    • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
    • A pre-placement medical examination is required.
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. If selected, you will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Advanced certification (e.g., Advanced Life Support) does not supersede BLS completion.
    • May require on call work.

    Qualifications

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

    Basic Requirements for Speech/Language Pathologist:

    Degree: A graduate or higher level degree that included 18 semester hours in the field of speech pathology with approved clinical practice. The education program must have been approved, recognized, or accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the time the degree was obtained.

    Licensure: Applicants must possess a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice Speech/Language Pathology in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

    In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

    Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes delivering speech therapy services as part of home based intervention to children age's birth to three with identified or suspected developmental delays as part of an established Early Intervention Program (following Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part C guidelines). Services include administration of comprehensive developmental evaluations, developing Individualized Family Service Plan outcomes with the family, and using coaching strategies to assist families in enhancing their child's cognitive, motor, language, adaptive and social development. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Education

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    Additional information


    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 position.
    • Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
    • On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.
    • In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location.
    • Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.
    • Selectees initially recruited from the United States may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. (Subject to approval)
    • The initial length of this overseas tour is 36 months.
    • Defense National Relocation Program may be authorized.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf .
    • When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf for more information.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19 at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/131519p.pdf .

    U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.

    Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Applicable

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External) .

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume .
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    • This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
    • This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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