Provides professional patient care in the area of speech pathology.
- Administers a variety of tests to evaluate and diagnose speech and language disorders; coordinates findings with medical, educational, social and behavioral diagnostic data; interprets test results for patients, parents and other concerned parties.
- Treats a variety of speech and language impairments to include functional articulation disorders involving cleft palate, cerebral palsy, aphasia and impaired hearing.
- Plans and participates in remedial programs designed to improve or restore communicative skills; counsels speech and language handicapped patients; writes progress reports as needed.
- Participates in research related to the development of diagnostic and remedial techniques, procedures or apparatus associated with voice, speech or language.
- Acts as speech consultant to medical, educational and other professional groups
- Performs other related duties as required.
Master’s degree in Speech Pathology, four-five years of experience with licensure as a Speech Pathologist and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech/Language Pathology from the American Speech-language-
Hearing Association (ASHA) is also required.