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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Category:

Therapist

Description:

***SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE***

Summary:

Specializes in diagnosis and treatment of speech and language problems, and engages in scientific study of human communication by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Diagnoses and evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors.
-Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and non-organic etiology.
-Provides counseling and guidance and language development therapy to disabled individuals.
-Reviews individual file to obtain background information prior to evaluation to determine appropriate tests and to ensure that adequate information is available.
-Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests.
-Develops and implements individualized plans for assigned clients to meet individual needs, interests, and abilities.
-Evaluates and monitors individuals.
-Reviews treatment plans, and assesses individual performance to modify, change, or write new programs.
-Maintains records as required by law, establishment's policy, and administrative regulations.
-Attends meetings and conferences and participates in other activities to promote professional growth.
-Instructs individuals to monitor their own speech and provides ways to practice new skills.
-Acts as consultant to educational, medical, and other professional groups.
-Conducts research to develop diagnostic and remedial techniques.
-Serves as consultant to classroom teachers to incorporate speech and language development activities into daily schedule.
-Teaches manual sign language to student incapable of speaking.

Education and/or Experience:

Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current license from the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, BLS Required within 30 days of hire.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Medina Healthcare System is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. This job description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Closing:

Open until filled

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