To provide Speech Therapy services within the parameters of the NY State Office of the Professions to the people we support by evaluating, clinically assessing, treating, consulting with other professionals and/or supports, and completing the necessary paperwork in keeping with requirements of the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act, New York State Office of the Professions, Policies and Procedures of the agency, the Office of People With Developmental Disabilities OPWDD, Medicaid, Medicare, insurance companies, municipalities, Department of Health, school districts, and other regulating bodies as necessary.
The Speech Language Pathologist should advocate and work toward assisting the people we support, through person centered planning, by faciliting the plans, goals, and positive supports necessary to assist the person in progressing towards the person's desired outcomes.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Successful completion of a Speech Language Pathologist program recognized by the Council on Academic Accredidation PLUS current licensure (with the exception of CFY) within NY State. Applicants working in a school program must have a teaching certificate (TSHH or TSSLD.) Limited license may be required for CFY candidates (directly billing Medicare.) ASHA certification preferred.