Current Openings

Interested applicants can send their cover letters and resumes to hr@hasa.org.

Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Under the direction and supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), the Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) assists in supplementing, enhancing, and extending speech/language therapy services by completing a variety of tasks such as, but not limited to, direct activities with students designed to develop pre-language and language skills, oral-motor or articulation skills for speech production, vocalization, and/or use of assistive technology devices for communication. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct speech and language screenings, without clinical interpretation, and using screening protocols developed by the supervising SLP.
  • Follows and implements documented IEP plans or protocols.
  • Documents student progress toward meeting established objectives and reports the information to the SLP.
  • Assists the SLP during assessments, assisting with formal documentation, preparing materials, and performing clerical duties.
  • Prepares therapy materials and/or equipment for use in the classroom and therapy activities.
  • Adapts or modifies instructional materials and/or equipment as determined by student needs and abilities for teacher use in the classroom.
  • Assists in maintaining student records, tallying data, preparing charts, records, graphs, and reports.
  • Assists in organizing classroom activities such as displaying educational materials, arranging furniture to facilitate instructional requirements, and creates an orderly and clean learning environment.
  • May implement behavior management programs for students as designed by certified staff, observes and reports significant student behavior, behavioral patterns, and/or other problems to the SLP.
  • Attend all staff meetings as required.

Qualifications

  • Masters or Bachelors degree in Speech Language Pathology, preferred.
  • Maryland Limited License required, full license preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proven endeavors toward professional growth and learning
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull 25 lbs.; sit, stand, or bend for long periods of time

 

Hearing Instrument Specialist

The Hearing Instrument Specialist performs exams, takes ear impressions, fits, cleans, adjusts, and orders hearing aid products and supplies. Performs front desk duties and provides a high level of customer service while maintaining electronic medical records.

Qualifications

  • Strong ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • High School diploma or equivalent; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • MD License for Hearing Aid Dispensing, required by State Law.
  • 2-3 years of work experience in a medical office setting
  • Experience with EMR systems, insurance terminology and accurate data entry is essential
  • Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge of firm products and services in the practice area, and a general knowledge of products and services in other practice areas
  • Ability to manipulate 25 lbs.; sit, stand, or bend for long periods of time

Audiologist

We are currently seeking a full-time Audiologist in our Speech, Language, and Hearing Health Clinic to assess, diagnose, and treat patients from newborn through geriatric. The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Audiological evaluations; newborn through geriatric.
  • Electro-physiologic & other tests of the peripheral and central auditory system, including Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing, & assessment for Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD).
  • Selection, sales, & dispensing of hearing aids (all major manufacturers), as well as programming adjustments & verification through Real Ear and RECD.
  • Hearing aid maintenance & repair, earmold impressions, & cerumen management.
  • Providing off-site diagnostic & hearing aid services for contracted residential nursing home facilities.
  • Following protocols for obtaining hearing aids through Maryland Medicaid for eligible recipients.
  • Counseling patients and/or caregivers about treatment options for hearing loss; Making appropriate recommendations and medical referrals when warranted.
  • Documenting patient history, test results, and recommendations for follow-up.
  • Maintaining clinic equipment and supplies, adhering to accepted universal precautions.
  • Participating in scheduled marketing efforts and community outreach.

The qualifications for this position are:

  • Currently licensed in the state of Maryland with ASHA Certification in Audiology.
  • Holds a Doctorate or Master’s degree in Audiology from an accredited college or university.
  • Prior experience working with both pediatrics and adults are preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and sales skills.
  • Motivated to work independently, but comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Experience with cochlear implants is a plus, but not required.

1:1 Instructional Assistant

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. The 1:1 Instructional Assistant will work one-to-one with students with special needs, collect data to monitor progress, prepare materials, and implement behavior intervention plans. The position requires:

  • Experience working with children diagnosed with autism, communication disorders, developmental disabilities, or special needs.
  • ABA, Verbal Behavior, or Behavior Technician experience.
  • College coursework in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

The BCBA will plan, oversee, implement, and train staff on behavioral intervention programs for children with special needs, including but not limited to autism. This individual will also provide support and professional learning to staff, parents, and caregivers in appropriate behavior intervention techniques.  The BCBA will support classrooms and use proactive behavior management strategies to create a learning environment for the student to meet with success.

Key Success Factors

  • Superior ability to prioritize and focus in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates leadership and professionalism.
  • Professional communication skills with staff, families, and students.
  • Aligns daily practice with COMAR regulations and the BACB regulations.
  • Train, provide feedback and support school staff in the implementation of students’ BIPs and effective intervention plans.
  • Collaborates as a member of an interprofessional team to program for students.

Responsibilities

  • Plans and oversees the development and implementation of programs, policies, and best practices related to instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
  • Serves as a member of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team to share assessment information and assists in developing behavioral goals and objectives for students with behavioral difficulties.
  • Performs Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and develops Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) with IEP teams for students. 
  • Supervises and trains staff who implement behavior-analytic interventions. 
  • Evaluates effectiveness of the behavior intervention plan by means of direct observation, analyzing data, and making necessary adjustments and updates to optimize student progress.
  • Develops and maintains communication with parents and caregivers regarding progress of students. 
  • Provides updates on student goals and provides detailed notes regarding progress of students. 
  • Maintains strict confidentiality per HIPAA and FERPA regulations and standards. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related fields required.
  • Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) (preferred).
  • Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of MD (preferred).
  • Experience working with children, especially those with special communication needs. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work independently in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively with people, parents, staff, and various community and professional groups. 
  • Ability to provide a good verbal speech and language model. 
  • Proven endeavors towards professional growth and learning.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. 
  • Microsoft Office and Google Suite skills.
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull 25 lbs; sit, stand, or bend for long periods of time. 

Why work for Gateway School at HASA?

  • Small caseload
  • 10 weeks off built into school calendar + paid time off
  • $1000 reimbursement annually for CEUs
  • 37.5 hour work week
  • Competitive health and dental benefits
  • 403b with matching opportunities

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are currently seeking a Registered Behavior Technician that will provide 1:1 behavioral intervention services to students. This individual will be responsible for implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based programs and protocols, as directed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Program Specialist.

A Gateway School RBT is responsible for pairing with student(s), implementing play-based therapy techniques, supporting student(s) throughout the day including transitioning in halls, lunch, recess, and toileting, collecting daily data, and supporting student during non-therapy times. The position requires:

  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification.
  • 2+ years experience working in special education.
  • College coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism Studies, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are currently seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to join our team. This individual will plan and provide speech-language treatments for students, implement techniques and strategies for assistive technology for student needs, collaborate with staff to ensure carry over of speech-language skills to the classroom environment, develop and implement appropriate IEP goals, and maintain student records and therapy logs. The position requires:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence and license to practice in the state of Maryland.
  • Experience working with a pediatric population.
  • Strong leadership skills, organization, and decision-making capabilities.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively with people, parents, staff, related service providers, and various community and professional groups.
  • Computer literacy; experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office.

This position can work part-time or full-time hours depending on the candidate’s availability.

Substitute Instructional Assistant

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are seeking individuals to add to our substitute roster to help in the classroom as a 1:1 Instructional Assistant. On an as-needed basis, these individuals will work one-to-one with students with special needs, collect data to monitor progress, prepare materials, and implement behavior intervention plans. The position requires:

  • Experience working with children diagnosed with autism, communication disorders, developmental disabilities, or special needs.
  • ABA, Verbal Behavior, or Behavior Technician experience.
  • College coursework in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.

The hours for this position are 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m; individuals can accept assignments based on the availability of their schedule and the school’s needs.

ASL Teacher (part-time, hourly)

The ASL Teacher should possess sign language teaching experience, be familiar with teaching sign language pedagogy, be a good role model of clear signing abilities, be encouraging and supportive to students’ learning, and exhibit professionalism at all times. The position requires:

  • Teaches basic noncredit sign language classes to individuals from the public.
  • Modifies lesson plans to fit students’ needs, introduces new material effectively, reviews previously taught material, and uses interactive signing activities during classes.
  • Comfortable with students of diverse backgrounds, including children who may have language delays or behavioral issues.
  • Familiar with deaf community events that are appropriate for sign language students to attend.
  • Collaborates with HASA’s professionals.
  • Maintains necessary records.
  • College coursework in a related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Preferred minimum of two years of relevant experience.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Suite and or Google Suite.
  • Video conferencing platform experience (e.g., Zoom).

Qualified candidates should send their interest to: dcoyne@hasa.org