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Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center School Based Speech Language Pathologist in Cheektowaga, New York

School Based Speech Language Pathologist

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Job Location

Rosewood - Cheektowaga, NY

Position Type

Full Time, 12 Month

Salary Range

$48,496.50 - $79,560.00 Salary

Description

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center has an immediate opening for a full time Speech Language Pathologist at our Rosewood school-age (K-2) program in Cheektowaga. This is a year-round position that will include working our 6 week program in the summer.

Job Summary:

The School Based Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis, and recommendation for therapeutic intervention for individuals with communication disorders in an educational setting. In addition, responsibilities include the implementation of appropriate Speech-Language Pathology instruction designed to teach, habilitate or rehabilitate the communicatively impaired student.

Essential Functions:

  • Imparting knowledge via the implementation of appropriate Speech-Language Pathology instruction

  • Display competence in the area of speech-language impairment (either licensed or under the careful direction and supervision of a licensed SLP). Determines type and severity of speech-language impairment, under careful supervision if unlicensed SLP. Determines prognosis and appropriate instruction and treatment for speech-language impairments.

  • Evaluation, diagnosis, and recommendation for therapeutic intervention for individuals with communication disorders. Working collaboratively with other professionals such as the classroom teacher, other SLPs, OTs, PTs, Audiologists, supervisors and other as appropriate.

  • Submits written reports of the evaluations, treatment and educational plans, progress reports, and discharge reports as appropriate. Maintain paperwork within legal and agency guidelines. Ensures paperwork is completed in a timely and organized fashion.

  • Makes appropriate referrals as needed in order to affect positive therapeutic results.

  • Communicates regularly with family/student.

  • Exhibit professional judgment, maturity, and upgrades professional knowledge through involvement in continuing education programs. Participate in the delivery of and/or attend in-service programs. Participate in formal staff training. Maintain SLP licensure and TSSLD certification.

  • Licensed Speech Pathologists are required to supervise CFYs and TSSLDs appropriately, ensuring legal guidelines and agency policies are precisely followed.

  • Any other duty as requested by your supervisor.

    Skills:

  • Display all SLP behavioral competencies

  • Ability to influence a group in to completing a common goal

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

    Education:

    Minimum Degree Required:Master’s degree from University/College of accredited speech language pathology program.

    Required License/ Registration/ Certification:

  • New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (or CFY eligible)

  • Certificate of clinical competence in Speech-Language Pathology issued by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (or CFY eligible)

  • Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (“TSSLD”) Initial or Profession certificate or “TSHH” Permanent certificate

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