Full time position
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The mission of the Speech Pathology Department is to provide preventative evaluative, and therapeutic services in communication to children and their families. A Speech-Language Pathologist screens and/or evaluates speech, language, oral motor skills, swallowing, and cognition, scores and interprets tests, plans and provides therapeutic intervention, provides parent education, and communicates with outside agencies and referral sources for children on the autism spectrum.The Speech-Language Pathologist demonstrates competencies defined (*) in Speech-Language Pathologist?s responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care to patients from the age of birth through 21 years, and select adult patients.
1. *Completes Speech screens
2. *Completes Speech Evaluation
3. *Completes Language Evaluation
4. *Completes Cognitive screen
5. *Completes Cognitive Evaluation
6. *Completes Oral Motor Assessment
7. *Completes Dysphagia Evaluation
8. *Completes Voice Evaluation
9. *Completes Fluency Evaluation
10. * Completes Auditory Processing Evaluation
11. *Completes Hearing Screens
12. *Complete Cochlear Implant Evaluation
13. Scores and interprets tests
14. Completes documentation of services
15. *Plans individual therapy
16. *Plans group therapy
17. *Set measurable treatment goals
18. *Provides individual therapy
19. *Provides group therapy
20. *Provides parent education
21. Provides referral sources
22. Communicates with outside agencies
23. Provides instruction to Medical Residents, Medical Students, Nurses, and Speech Pathology students.
24. Maintains Ohio Licensure
25. Maintains ASHA Accreditation
26. Works with team to develop autism-specific services
27. Collaborates with outside and internal professionals to best provide autism-specialized services
KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
1. Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
2. Valid Ohio License in Speech Pathology
3. Certification in Speech Pathology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Physical requirements may include talking, hearing, seeing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, sitting, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, finger dexterity, etc. Lifting and pushing are required occasionally. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.EOE M/F/Disability/Vet