School Speech Language Pathologist
We are seeking Full Time Speech Language Pathologist to join our client in a permanent role in schools for Queens, Brooklyn, Jamaica, Bronx, Springfield Gardens and New York City respectively. Ideal candidates should be interested in developing their clinical skills using evidence-based practice in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative setting through one-on-one and group sessions with children and adolescents and providing family support through direct service.
Screens and evaluates the communication and feeding/swallowing skills of preschoolers as per ASHA guidelines as needed and during:
• intake evaluations and screenings
• annual review evaluations and updates
Develops and implements therapy programs:
• based upon child’s individual needs
• in accord with school philosophy
• utilizing state of the art techniques
Participates in all aspects of the interdisciplinary treatment team including but not limited to:
• formal meetings
• informal meetings
Maintains and submits clinical documentation as required and within required time frames, including but not limited to:
• evaluation and screening reports
• daily log notes
• monthly or bi-monthly notes
• IEP documentation
Participates in meetings as specified by the facility including but not limited to:
• department meetings
• supervisory meetings
• staff meetings
• team meetings
• Module meetings
Functions as a child advocate as needed both as an internal representative and for outside meetings (e.g., evaluates the effectiveness of programs in the classroom) including but not limited to:
• language lessons
• group communication programs
Maintains appropriate and effective interpersonal relationships with team members, other staff, department members, supervisors, administrative staff, parents, and outside agencies and demonstrates the following skills:
• open communication skills with others
• the ability to self-evaluate
• the ability to utilize supervision
• flexibility in all facets of the working relationship
• the ability to both offer and accept assistance to/from others
- Master’s Degree and certification in Speech Pathology and NYS Teacher of Speech and TSHH/TSSLD
- One to two years of previous experience working with child with disabilities.
- Analytical Skills- Ability to use thinking and reasoning.
- Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
- Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
- Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
- Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
- Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
- Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
- Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
- Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
- Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
- Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
- Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote TemPositions Group office. Please submit your resume to be considered for this position. If you have questions about the opening, you may contact the recruiter for this position at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be considered immediately. The client is looking to hire as soon as possible so interviews are being scheduled now.
*We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged*