Speech Pathologist

Stony Brook, NY
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Speech Pathologist-1700902

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Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Rehabilitation, the Speech Pathologist assesses, evaluates and plans treatments for residents of the Long Island State Veterans Home. The Speech Pathologist functions as a resource for other allied health workers and attends interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate goals and treatment plans. The Speech Pathologist determines restorative potential and integrates Speech Therapy goals with those of other disciplines.

Duties of a TH CTS Speech Pathologist II may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Provides clinical services in Speech Language and Dysphagia to Long Island State Veterans Home residents.
  • Reviews referral information.
  • Interviews residents, staff and families and records history of communication and/or swallowing disorders.
  • Applies tests and informal measures to describe speech, language and overall communication abilities and/or swallowing function.
  • Evaluates data in terms of diagnostic, prognostic and rehabilitative relevance.
  • Completes appropriate evaluation reports.
  • Obtains doctor's orders for treatment when indicated.
  • Provides treatment when indicated.
  • Interacts with Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Recreation Therapy, and unit staff.
  • Maintains accurate and timely recordkeeping.
  • Orders supplies within budget guidelines.
  • Provides in-services to staff on relevant topics in Speech Therapy.
Working Conditions:

Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited school. NYS Licensure. Preferred Qualifications: Two years' experience in Speech-Language Pathology. Special Notes: The Long Island State Veterans Home is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation; submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. The Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care program dedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and widows, as well as Gold Star Parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative, and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's Heroes every day. STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.
Official Job Title: TH CTS Speech Pathologist II
Job Field: Speech Therapy
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Speech & Hearing Therapy-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule: Per Diem Variable VarySpeech & Hearing Therapy-Long Island State Veterans Home
Posting Start Date: Apr 4, 2017
Posting End Date: May 4, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3


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