Happiness House Speech Language Pathologist in Geneva, New York
We are currently seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our Happiness House team in our Children’s Services program at our Geneva site. Employment: This is a full-time school year (37.5 hours per week) position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during business hours (8 am-4 pm). The school year position follows the school schedule vacations coincide with school breaks. The 6-week summer program is included in employment. Evening work may be required as job duties demand.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. Upholds NYS Education Law/Practice Act as relating to the practice of speech therapy.Performs appropriate evaluations to individuals to determine the need for speech therapy services.2. Ensures valid prescriptions are written for all individuals on caseload.3. 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.4. 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.5. 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.Communicates with physicians, orthopedists and other medical personnel in order to facilitate evaluation and treatment of individuals.6. Completes all paperwork in accordance with agency, program and department policies/guidelines.7. Ensures knowledge of paperwork, Electronic Health Record and applicable Medicare and Medicaid regulations in order to provide appropriate documentation.8. Attends all team, discipline and staff meetings as designated.9. Maintains treatment area in an orderly manner to ensure safety.10. Maintains all department equipment as appropriate.11. Advises Supervisor of Clinical staff of need for replacement of old or ordering of new equipment.12. Meets with interdisciplinary team and Program Supervisor as needed to review status and need of program modifications for individuals on caseload.Qualifications:1. Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.2. New York State License in Speech Pathology.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 developmental 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.