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Fedcap Speech Pathologist in Albany, New York

We are hiring in Albany NY! Join us this summer at Camp Colonie for an exciting opportunity as a Speech Language Pathologist.

Mission: Easterseals New York's mission is to spread help, hope, and answers-

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Albany, NY

Position Type: Full-Time, Temporary

Position Summary:

Easterseals Camp Colonie is accepting resumes for a Speech Language Pathologist. Camp Colonie is a unique outdoor summer school and recreational program for children with disabilities.

Applicants must be available June 26th - August 11th

Essential Job Functions:

  • Evaluate communication skills to include: receptive language, expressive language, articulation, voice, fluency, oral-motor skills and hearing.

  • Develop a comprehensive service plan according to program policies and regulations, including school, outpatient, etc.

  • Provide therapy as outlined by treatment plan of communication disorders of Individual Treatment Plan/Individual Education Plan.

  • Maintain professional standards in and out of the Center in compliance with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics.

  • Instruct and counsel students/clients and/or their families regarding the specific nature of their communications impairments and how to best deal with this in various speaking situations.

  • Attend IEP meetings, staffing, case conferences and department meetings.

  • Maintain appropriate records: progress notes and reports, evaluations, plans, case conference reports and discharge summaries.

  • Get and track insurance authorizations when applicable.

  • Complete departmental program evaluation in accordance with agency policy and procedures

  • Function as a case manager and assist in coordinating and obtaining other needed services.

  • Supervise clinical fellowship year for staff speech language pathologist where appropriate.

Experience and Education:

  • Masters Degree or its equivalent in the field of Speech Pathology

  • Hold Certificate of Clinical Competence from American Speech/Hearing Association

  • OR be in clinical fellowship year

  • Current state Speech/Language Pathologist license

  • Three years experience working with young children as a speech/language pathologist is preferred

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer