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2811 - TRC Health Related - Speech Pathologist - Entry

75 Jones and Gifford Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #1485
Thursday, February 4, 2021
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

 

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Health Related – Site Manager

 

FUNCTION:

 

Will assess and evaluate individuals’ needs and develop and/or implement service plans to meet those needs.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Comprehensive knowledge and skills to develop and implement a wide variety of therapy techniques, strong assessment skills and the ability to develop service plans to address individuals’ needs.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  The ability to self-direct and self-initiate, and handle a specified caseload.  Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines. Ability to work with a varied population.  Physical condition or reasonable accommodation(s) commensurate with the demands of the job.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

LEVEL I/CFY:

 

Master’s degree in Speech Pathology with eligibility for NYS licensure/certification and physical capabilities pertinent to the above job description.

 

LEVEL II:

 

Master’s degree in Speech Pathology, NYS licensure/certification (CFY completed) and physical capabilities pertinent to the above job description.

 

* indicates responsibilities of Level II Speech/Language Pathologist only.

 

SPECIAL NOTE:  Employment contingent upon a clear record regarding no evidence of child abuse as determined by the New York State Central Registry.

                                                                                                    Revision Date: 07/30/2020

          Health-related Services


                                                                                               

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

APPENDIX

HEALTH RELATED

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

 

1.         Performs and documents evaluation and treatment through the use of service plans, progress notes, six-month summaries, and discharge summaries in accordance with policies and procedures.

 

2.         Develops programs in speech and language therapy and provides direct therapy to a specified caseload, according to treatment plans.

 

3.         Documents individual progress according to 10 CRR-NY 751.7

           

4.         Documents individual progress at least monthly and on a semi-annual basis.

 

5.         Attends inter-agency and intra-agency meetings and in-service training programs as required.

 

6.         Evaluates and makes recommendations for augmentative speaking devices and assists in procuring funding for said devices.

 

7.         Recommends individuals for other services, as the need arises.

 

8.         Is available to provide direct therapy services and/or training to staff or collaterals, not only at the clinic, but at specified satellite sites, and/or off-site locations.

 

9.         Provides continuing education/in-service training for staff and/or collaterals, as needed.

 

10.       Acts as a liaison with all other agencies and departments mutually involved in service provision to individuals.

 

11.       Provides professional supervision to Speech Therapists.

 

12.       Utilizes any and all modalities to accomplish the desired outcome of services.

 

13.       Completes and submits attendance and billing logs in a timely manner.

 

14.       *May be responsible for handling cases of greater complexity than less experienced Speech Pathologists.   

           

             15.       *Participates in agency training as requested.

 

16.       *May provide clinical supervision and mentorship to CFY Speech Pathologists, as assigned.

 

17.       Performs any other related duties as assigned by Site Manager

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

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  • Job Family TRC
  • Pay Type Salary
  • 75 Jones and Gifford Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA