OLV Human Services Speech Language Pathologist - ITP (Education) in Lackawanna, New York
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus!
$51,000 for SLP-CF (must obtain licensure within 1 year of start date); with licensure SLP starting salary is $63,000
The Intensive Treatment Program (ITP) will include working with adolescents, typically 12 – 18 years old that are diagnosed on the Autism spectrum with mental health concerns and developmental or intellectual disabilities. Provide speech/language therapy services to individuals with Autism, Intellectual Disability and/or mental illness as outlined in their Individual Education Plan. Services are to be provided in accordance with New York State practice act guidelines for Speech/Language Therapy Services, the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association as well as in accordance with all company, state and federal standards and regulations; as well as within all regulations and requirements set forth by the organizations with which the company collaborates.
Essential Job Duties:
Reviews all available documentation related to the individual prior to beginning treatment; including the IEP, script and prior evaluations if available
Develops an appropriate treatment plan for each individual
Performs treatments according to IEP and accepted professional standards and practices
Conducts ongoing assessment of individual during each visit, and modifies goals/outcomes/treatment plan accordingly
Creates daily visual schedules, activity schedules as needed
Trains and supports other personnel in appropriate strategies to build expressive/receptive language skills
Implements Alternative and Augmentative Communication systems, as appropriate, for non-verbal or limited verbal youth
Performs appropriate parent/caregiver education and develops home programs as necessary
Works as part of a multidisciplinary team, utilizing communication with all team members to enhance the treatment program of the individual
Maintains an accurate schedule
Submits all required documentation of visits according to established procedure
Performs evaluations as assigned and when necessary
Communicates with families on a regular basis
Keeps abreast of legal responsibilities, professional ethics, standards of practice and agency rules, policies and regulations.
Provides for own professional growth by attending continuing education and in-services; tracking this to assure compliance with state licensing requirements
Discontinues therapy when child no longer meets eligibility requirements
Maintains client confidentiality with HIPPA/FERPA and agency guidelines
Attends department meetings and any other meetings required by your supervisor
Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by their direct supervisor
Minimum Degree Required: Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology/Communication Disorders
Minimum Experience Required: 1-2 years’ experience with individuals with developmental disabilities and Applied Behavior Analysis methodology
Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicapped Certification in NYS
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology (CCC-SLP)
Valid NYS Driver’s License
Continuing education as per NYS Office of Profession guidelines
All required agency trainings (including Applied Behavior Analysis, SCIP-R)
All trainings required by programs in which you service individuals
The frequent physical demands of the position are sitting, standing, walking, climbing, talking, listening, repetitive motions, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling of children and grasping.