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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Speech/Language Pathologist 1 in Glenwood, Iowa

Speech/Language Pathologist 1

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Speech/Language Pathologist 1

Salary

$51,001.60 - $77,313.60 Annually

Location

Glenwood - 51534 - Mills County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Job Number

23-00740

Closing

10/30/2022 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Diane Mayhew dmayhew2@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Department of Human Services (DHS) merged on July 1, 2022, to form one agency, the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). We are seeking a Speech/Language Pathologist to join the team at the Glenwood Resource Center (GRC) in Glenwood, which offers a continuum of care to Iowans experiencing intellectual disabilities.

This is a full-time opportunity with a working schedule of Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (varied work hours at times, occasional weekends). Employees are eligible for a $1,500 retention payment for a commitment of 7 pay periods (14 weeks) and are eligible for renewal at the end of each 7 pay periods until the facility closes. Speak to the hiring manager for more information on eligibility.

The Speech and Language Pathologist 1 will provide direct clinical services in Physical Nutritional Management and Comprehensive Speech/Communication Services in Glenwood Resource Center's Clinical Therapy Services Department. The Glenwood Resource Center is an ICF - ID facility whereas the Speech and Language Pathologist 1 is an integral member of the interdisciplinary team providing assessments, recommendations and competency-based training to staff and clients.

A successful candidate must maintain current license for Speech & Language Pathology in the State of Iowa through the State Board of Professional Licensure by meeting all requirements for practice in Iowa they must maintain a valid Driver License as well.

Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals (QIDPs) lead multidisciplinary teams in an integrated approach to service provision. Team members include: the individual, the individual's family/guardian, local county or HHS staff, direct support professionals, psychologist, psychology assistant, social worker, occupational therapist, speech/language pathologist, physical therapist, vocational/day program specialist, leisure specialist, dietitian, nurse, physician, pharmacist, psychiatrist. Specialty medical services are offered through community clinics and include podiatry, surgery, otolaryngology (ENT), gynecology, and optometry. Services are person-centered, strengths-based and focus on assisting the individual to transition to his/her community of choice.

Located in southwest Iowa, GRC provides residential services for individuals who have struggled to be successful in the community, provides in home support for those who transition to the community and assists community-based providers by providing assessments, training, and other technical support. The goal of all GRC services is to help individuals be successful in their communities.

If you enjoy working as part of their interdisciplinary team, helping to develop person-centered Individual Support Plans, while helping individuals stabilize and return to his or her community of preference then this is a great opportunity for you.

We have a great total compensation package for all of our full-time employees, including:

  • Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS)

  • Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Vacation Leave

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays (9 days/year)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

For additional information on benefitsclick here (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/Benefits_at_a_Glance.pdf) .

Please note: Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS’s) new vaccine mandate for healthcare workers (published on November 5, 2021 and affirmed by the United States Supreme Court on January 13, 2022), all potential employees of this facility must have received, at a minimum, the first dose of a primary series or a single dose vaccine OR have an approved religious or medical exemption (as determined by the agency) OR have documentation reflecting a temporary delay in vaccination (as determined by the agency in accordance with CDC allowances), prior to the start date. Candidates shall coordinate with agency staff to ensure all requirements are met before the individual provides any care, treatment, or other services for the facility and/or its clients.

Glenwood Highlights

  • The City of Glenwood is home to 5,358 friendly people in the Loess Hills of southwest Iowa. A small rural community with strong ties to the Council Bluffs and Omaha metropolitan area, Glenwood is a dynamic and welcoming place to live and work.

  • The Loess Hills landform is an Iowa treasure that spans more than 1,080 square miles along the eastern edge of the Missouri River flood plain. This unique feature is up to 15 miles wide and 220 miles long. Bridging rural and metropolitan areas, the hills have something for everyone.

  • Home of the Mills County Historical Museum, seven historical buildings with the largest display of Prehistoric Native American Artifacts in the state of Iowa are located here. Nearby you can find the Hillsdale Lily Garden with 159 lily varieties on an acre of land surrounded by a walking path. Then stop at the Bodega Victorian winery or Keg Creek Brewing for a refreshing and relaxing locally made beverage.

  • Glenwood is just 25 minutes from Omaha, and 2 hours and 10 minutes from Des Moines. Check out these10 Reasons to Move to Iowa (https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/iowa/10-reasons-move-to-ia/) .

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

HHS values those with “lived experience” and encourages foster youth, foster parents, and/or parents who were in the HHS system to apply. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are also encouraged to apply (Hearing and Speech Impaired – Relay Iowa 1-800-735-2942 TDD).

Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visitwww.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Licensure as a Speech Pathologist by the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners;

OR

possession of a Temporary Clinical License or a temporary permit as issued by the Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/SpeechLanguagePathologist1-02135.pdf)

Additional Qualification Requirements

At the time of interview, applicants referred to Glenwood and Woodward State Hospital-Schools will be assessed to determine if they meet federal government employment requirements as published in the Federal Register, Section 20-CFR- 405.1101.

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We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

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The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website (http://goo.gl/rHiarg) .

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/employment/Benefits_Beyond_the_Paycheck.pdf) .

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Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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    Do you currently hold a Licensure as a Speech Pathologist by the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners?

  • Yes

  • No

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    Do you currently hold a temporary Clinical License or a temporary permit as issued by the Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners?

  • Yes

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Address

711 S Vine StGlenwood, Iowa, 51534

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/disability-services/resource-centers/glenwood

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