Position: Speech Language Pathologist – Home Care
Speech and Language Pathologist will provide home based services in speech pathology in accordance with the physician’s plan of treatment. Pathologist will assess the patient’s communication, oral-motor integrity, cognitive status, memory and problem solving activities, hearing and speech fluency and quality. Assist the physician in assessing the patient’s level of functioning and the development (and revision, as necessary) of the plan of care by applying appropriate tests for speech, hearing and language disorders. In addition, Speech and Language Pathologist records and reports the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition to the Nurse Coordinator/Clinican/Case Manager or Rehabilitation Supervisor.
- Master’s degree with a major in speech-language pathology.
- Holds a certificate of clinical competence and licensure granted by the American Speech and Hearing Association.
- Minimum of one year of experience in speech-language pathology.
- Must have reliable transportation to conduct home based visits.
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is one of the nation’s premier providers of intensive rehabilitation and specialized care for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions. The largest pediatric post-acute care provider of its kind in the region, St. Mary’s treats 2,000 children each day through our hospital, Home Care and Community Programs in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and beyond. Following hospitalizations for complications from premature birth, illness and injury, or when special services are needed, children and their families come to St. Mary’s to receive exceptional care, learn to manage their condition, and achieve a better quality of life.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.