Speech Language Pathologist (Bronx site)
Job Details
Experienced
BRONX - BRONX, NY
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$65,000.00 - $80,000.00 Salary/year
Education
Description

Started in 1958, the Kennedy Children's Center’s mission is to assist young children experiencing significant delays in critical areas of development such as cognition and learning, mobility, speech and communication, and social relations. The Center has an immediate need for a bilingual or monolingual Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) at the Center’s Bronx site.

The SLP is responsible for the quality of speech and language therapy services incorporating state of the art knowledge of children’s needs.

 

NOTE: As of September 1, 2021, KCC will require all staff members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in compliance with all Federal, state, and local mandates. This role is 100% onsite (Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 3:30 pm). 

 

RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:

  • Provide evaluation and therapy services as assigned.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary case conferences to determine diagnosis and develop appropriate treatment plans.
  • Provide consultation on speech and language issues to teaching staff and other related personnel and programs.
  • Provide counseling to families regarding their child’s speech and language development and stimulation.
  • Performs other assigned duties as defined and directed by the appropriate Supervisor.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited college.
  • New York State licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • New York State certification as a TSSH/TSSLD.
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.
  • Consistently able to supervise children outside while exposed to the sun, rain, and/or weather and temperature changes adhering to the playground rules and gym play zones.
  • Able to stand for extended periods.
  • Consistently able to lift children up to 50 pounds from floor to waist height.
  • Consistently able to observe and respond to children’s needs, emergencies, and/or conflicts that might occur in the classroom, playground, and in common areas.
  • Consistently able to deal effectively with working closely with children, parents, co-workers, and administration.
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