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The Rose F. Kennedy (RFK) Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) of Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center is seeking a CFY Speech Pathologist. Our RFK CERC serves more that 5,000 persons with developmental disabiltiies and their familities, the majority of whom are from under-served communities in the Bronx. The CFY Speech Pathologist will report to the Chief Speech and Language Pathologist. The CFY Speech Pathologist will provide Speech-Language Pathology services to patients evaluated at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC). CERC is a large multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment center serving infants, toddlers, and children with an array of development and related disorders from the Bronx, where over 55% of the clinical populations represent Hispanic households.
The responsibilities are:
Screen evaluate and diagnose children from birth through school age with speech, language and hearing impairments.Participate in a multidisciplinary team process to establish a Speech related diagnosis and treatment recommendation for each child evaluated.Write report of diagnostic work-ups for speech related delays, prepare treatment plans and treatment reviews; as required by CERC policy and state regulations, and obtain physician authorizations prior to initiating treatment and thereafter, as required by regulation.Inform parents of diagnostic results.Plan and provide speech and language therapy for children individually, in groups and in interdisciplinary intervention teams and counsel other family members and/or caretakers.Implement special programs, in both individual and group formats for children, enhancing service capacity and patient care.Maintain appropriate records; (therapy records, statistical and attendance information).Attend and participates in staff conferences.Make referrals to appropriate preschools and childcare agencies.Provide supervision to students, if applicable.Attend and participate in departmental seminars and committees.May participate in academic interdisciplinary conferences and seminarsPerform other related duties as assigned
Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology, and evidence of pursuit of continuing education is required.Must successfully pass ASHA examination for clinical competence, file for and receive New York State License as a Speech & Language Pathologist within 2 years from date of hire.Bilingual (English/Spanish) with completion of bilingual extension may be required.
Skills and Competencies
Desire to work with a special needs population.Bilingual preferredProficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook.Exceptional oral and written communication.Exceptional time management.