University of Rochester Speech/Language Pathologist in Rochester, New York

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Time as Reported Grade 053 Speech Pathology

Schedule

8 AM-4:30 PM; WKENDS/HOL

Responsibilities

General Purpose:

Provides diagnostic, habilitative and rehabilitative speech-language and swallowing services.

Specific Responsibilities:

Under general direction and with latitude to exercise independent judgment:

Performs and interprets speech and language evaluations for both patients with common communicative disorders and for those requiring more specialized care such as patients with dysphagia, laryngectomy and aphasia.

Plans and provides speech and language therapy. Develops and initiates treatment programs for more complex patients. Assists Speech-Language Pathologist II with evaluation and treatment of most complex cases.

Provides counseling and guidance to patients and their families with regard to the disorder. Adapts existing resources to meet the patient's needs.

Maintains comprehensive working records for each patient and communicates information through written reports and hospital chart notes.

Recommends changes in standard departmental practices.

Responsible for clinical teaching with medical students and house staff regarding speech and language disorders.

Identifies potential research projects and assists with the design and implementation of clinical research. May assist in data collection activities.

Performs other duties as required.

Requirements:

Master's degree in Speech Pathology. Prefer 1-2 years clinical experience in Speech Pathology. Eligibility for Certificate of Clinical Competence and New York State license in Speech Pathology.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Speech/Language Pathologist

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 209550

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time