Req Number 001UMK
Job Category Speech/Hearing Therapy
Evaluates communication/swallowing disorders, establishes realistic goals, identifies specific therapeutic intervention to maintain, restore, and/or promote the patient's pre-morbid status; administers therapy, participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and performs related duties.
Performs diagnostic evaluations and speech/language screenings for in-patients and out-patients evidencing disorders, using appropriate test procedures.
Develops and submits a therapy treatment plan based upon the findings that include: short and long term rehabilitation goals, projections of the frequency of visits and the expected duration of the therapy services.
Provides therapy in group and individual sessions providing language development, speech correction, auditory training, speech reading and disphagia intervention.
Counsel's patients and families on problems associated with disorders.
Documents the patient's progress after each session.
Participates in team conferences and department meetings.
Receives direct and indirect supervision from the Supervisor and/or staff therapists.
Performs related duties, as required
• Master's Degree in Speech Pathology, required.
• Appropriate academic credentials for NY State Licensure, required.
• Eligibility for certification in Speech Pathology by American Speech and Hearing Association with exception of paid experience.
• Required clock hours of appropriate clinical practicum, required.