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Position: Speech Language Pathologist, Voice Experience
Evaluates and identifies patients with voice, swallow, auditory, speech, and/or language delays/disorders and provides appropriate habilitation/rehabilitation.
Administers tests of auditory processing, functional listening, speech production, receptive and expressive vocabulary, receptive and expressive language, swallow function, and/or voice production/vocal resonance.
Scores and interprets all evaluation measures. Documents the evaluation results including recommendations.
Counsels parents and/or patients regarding their communication skills and the options available to improve those skills.
Develops appropriate goals and objectives for each patient. Plans therapeutic intervention strategies to address these goals and objectives.
Provides appropriate habilitation/rehabilitation services. Counsels parents and/or patients regarding their progress towards these goals and objectives. Documents patient’s progress following each session.
Refers patients to additional medical or educational services as needed.
Coordinates services with outside professionals on a regular basis. Consults with other Care Team professionals as needed.
Conducts or directs research and reports on findings to develop procedures or treatments relevant to the field of speech-language pathology.
Advises educators or other medical staff on auditory-speech-language-voice-swallow topics. Participates in conferences or trainings to update or share knowledge of new therapy methods.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Masters in Speech-Language Pathology is required.
Entry level, following completion of Clinical Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology.
Must have a solid foundation and interest in voice, and experience with rehabilitation of vocal performers is strongly encouraged.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively with their patients, patients’ families as well as other professionals.
Sensitivity to cultural differences.
Compassion and patience to make a patient feel comfortable
Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
Detail-oriented personality with excellent record keeping skills.
Maintains continuing education license and certification requirements.
Licenses and Certifications
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
NYS-license as Speech Language Pathologist
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
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