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Speech Language Pathologist


Position Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Description:

We are currently seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our CP Rochester team of Clinical Professionals. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with an outstanding reputation in employee relations. As part of our team you will have the personal rewards of making a difference in the lives of children, adults and their families as well as ongoing mentoring from top industry professionals. CFY applicants are welcome to apply!

Job Summary: Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  3. Upholds NYS Education Law/Practice Act as relating to the practice of speech therapy.
  4. Performs appropriate evaluations to individuals to determine the need for speech therapy services.
  5.  Ensures valid prescriptions are written for all individuals on caseload.
  6. Carries out treatment plans developed after evaluation, in clinic setting for the Article 16 and Article 28 outpatient clinics as well as the Preschool or School Programs, as necessary. 
  7. Available to consult with other professionals such as teachers, habilitation staff, as well as other members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate, to facilitate delivery of coordinated quality services to individuals.
  8. Works with legal guardians, house staff or parents as integral members of the interdisciplinary team in the clinic, day habilitation or school setting, as needed.
  9. Communicates with physicians, orthopedists and other medical personnel in order to facilitate evaluation and treatment of individuals.
  10. Completes all paperwork in accordance with agency, program and department policies/guidelines.
  11. Ensures knowledge of paperwork, Electronic Health Record and applicable Medicare and Medicaid regulations in order to provide appropriate documentation. 
  12. Attends all team, discipline and staff meetings as designated.
  13. Maintains treatment area in an orderly manner to ensure safety.
  14. Maintains all department equipment as appropriate.
  15. Advises Supervisor of Clinical staff of need for replacement of old or ordering of new equipment.
  16. Meets with interdisciplinary team and Program Supervisor as needed to review status and need of program modifications for individuals on caseload
  17. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.
  18. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

Competency Requirements

  1. Client focus.
  2. Strong collaboration skills.
  3. Communication proficiency.
  4. Ethical Conduct

Comprehensive benefit plan including but not limited to:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Matching 403B Retirement Plan
  • Additional Insurance Offerings - Specified Disease Insurance w/ Cancer Rider, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
Hours of Employment: This is a full-time 37.5 hours per week. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during business hours.  The school schedule is to be followed and vacations are taken with school breaks.  Summer session is included in employment.  Evening work may be required as job duties demand.
Required Education & Experience:
  1. Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  2. New York State License in Speech Pathology (CFY applicants are welcomed to apply).
  3.  Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association preferred.
  4. Current knowledge of the principles and methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for people with communication and swallowing disorders, including consideration of anatomical/physiological, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural correlates.
  5. Experience working with individuals with development disabilities preferred.
  6. Must have demonstrated excellent listening skills.
  7. Valid NYS Driver’s License.
  8. Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  9. Must have demonstrated commitment to performing job duties and tasks at a high level of performance.
Submit 
Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
CP Rochester
3399 Winton Road South
Rochester, New York 14623
Fax (585) 334-1646
 

The agencies are equal opportunity employers.   We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Closing Date: Until Filled
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