New job Speech and Hearing Regional Coordinator in Kentucky

Speech and Hearing Regional Coordinator

Company : Commonwealth of Kentucky
Salary : $3,909 - $6,254 a month
Location : Kentucky

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7/30/2021 (8:00 PM EDT)
21-04291
Speech and Hearing Regional Coordinator
Pay Grade
17
Salary
$3,908.94 - $6,254.30 Monthly
Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, INELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK
Hiring Agency
Cabinet for Health & Family Services | Off for Children wth Spcl Hlth Care Nds
Location
Location Varies
Description
Looking for a fulfilling career working for an agency that is making positive change in the community? Interested in working with a highly motivated team of professionals? The Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs is seeking a Speech and Hearing Regional Coordinator. The Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs provides comprehensive services for children and youth with special health care needs through newborn hearing screening, early intervention, pediatric specialty clinics, service coordination, case management, therapies, and family support. The Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs collaborates with community stakeholders across the Commonwealth to ensure comprehensive services.

Plans, develops, and coordinates augmentative programs and services in geographic regions of the Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs West Region. Supervises state and contracted staff in region. Assists with the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program. Performs other duties as assigned. Compensation to align with experience and education.

Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Models best practices by providing direct clinical audiology services. Assists with medical clinics and encourages audiology team to assist and coach each other to provide quality, consistent audiology services. Supervises audiology students as required. Maintains updated information on coding and reimbursement and acts as liaison with Administrative and Financial Services Division.
  • Plans, develops, and coordinates diagnostic and management services of state and contracted providers within geographic region for the Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs program. Facilitates personal and professional development opportunities. Implements agency directives. Supervises assigned staff, approves timesheets, leave requests and conducts performance appraisals.
  • Act as audiology consult co-investigator on Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program processes and federal grant awards. Collaborate with Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program staff in meeting timelines in grant work plans. Assume leadership role in preparation of grant reports as required. Attend Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program meetings and conferences.
  • Assists and represents Early Hearing Detection and Intervention throughout assigned region and beyond. Perform co-investigator duties on subcontract grant awards as assigned. Works with Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Health Program Administrator to develop and use quality monitors to determine success of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred skills include but are not limited to:
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and critical thinking.
  • Ability to multi-task and delegate.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Experience in performance management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with electronic health records and systems
We encourage applicants from all counties to apply as this position is approved for telecommuting. The candidate may need to report to the office as needed. The agency may authorize the selected candidate to telecommute. The agency may terminate or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in U.S. CHFS will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer.
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Master's degree from a college or university with major course work in the field of speech pathology or audiology.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have three years of professional experience in speech pathology or audiology.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess the Certification of Clinical Competency in Speech Pathology or Audiology from the American Speech – Language – Hearing Association. http://www.ASHA.ORG/ Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Working Conditions
Work is performed primarily in a clinical setting. Limited travel within the community may be required to publicize the program.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Lori Travis at Lori.Travis@ky.gov or 270-766-5370.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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