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Speech Language Pathologist, Voice

Job in New York City - Richmond County - NY New York - USA
Company: WCM-Q
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-07-30
Job specializations:
  • Language/Bilingual
    Speech Pathologist
  • Healthcare
    Speech Pathologist, Allied Health, Rehabilitation Therapist
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Speech Language Pathologist, Voice Experience

Position Summary

Evaluates and identifies patients with voice, swallow, auditory, speech, and/or language delays/disorders and provides appropriate habilitation/rehabilitation.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Education

  • Master's Degree
  • Experience

  • Masters in Speech-Language Pathology is required.
  • Entry level, following completion of Clinical Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • License eligibility.
  • 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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