Speech Language Pathologist
The Speech Language Pathologist will render evaluations and screenings, intervention through periodic checks, consultations and therapeutic treatment (individual, group) services to referred individuals at the Center utilizing the inter and transdisciplinary team approach.
The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for direct and indirect therapeutic services to clients; teaching parents and involved staff in carryover techniques. Complete screenings and evaluations as assigned, make referrals to physicians and outside agencies, maintain a designated caseload and provide prescribed therapeutic intervention services.
Responsibilities also include attending and participating in Department, Team, IEP, and other designated meetings. Keep records/data and write reports on each child/client in accordance with agency policies. Keep attendance records of all services provided (direct/indirect) and submit weekly. Work cooperatively with team members (parents, professionals, and service coordinators) on the development and writing of an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Teach parents/clients how they can reinforce at home that which is taught in therapy through oral and/or written programs with established guidelines. Evaluate/reassess on a regular basis the progress of clients in reaching goals and objectives.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited school. Have or be working toward license and registration by the New York State Education Department.
Continue education in accordance with the New York State Education Department.