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Speech Language Pathologist - Evaluation & Treatment Center

790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA Req #73
Friday, May 26, 2023

The Baker Victory Healthcare Center at OLV Human Services is excited to open a NEW Evaluation and Treatment Center to help children and families. This program will be one of the few programs in WNY! The Evaluation and Treatment Center will be opening in Spring 2023! 

The Center will offer multidisciplinary assessments and evaluations for children suspected of having a developmental disability, including autism.

If you want to be a part of a new program, make a positive impact on children and families and you have experience working with children with autism or other developmental disabilities- APPLY TODAY!


Responsible to: Clinical Services Supervisor

Job Summary:  

Provide speech/language therapy services to individuals with Autism, Intellectual Disability and/or mental illness as outlined in their Treatment Plan.  Services are to be provided in accordance with New York State practice act guidelines for Speech/Language Therapy Services, the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association as well as in accordance with all company, state and federal standards and regulations; as well as within all regulations and requirements set forth by the organizations with which the company collaborates.  

This position is full time with a annual salary range of $53,000-$70,000/year USD. 

Essential Job Duties:

-Reviews all available documentation related to the individual prior to beginning treatment; including the IEP, script and prior evaluations if available

-Develops an appropriate treatment plan for each individual

-Performs treatments according to accepted professional standards and practices

-Conducts ongoing assessment of individual during each visit, and modifies goals/outcomes/treatment plan accordingly

-Creates daily visual schedules, activity schedules as needed

-Trains and supports other personnel in appropriate strategies to build expressive/receptive language skills

-Implements Alternative and Augmentative Communication systems, as appropriate, for non-verbal or limited verbal youth

-Performs appropriate parent/caregiver education and develops home programs as necessary

-Works as part of a multidisciplinary team, utilizing communication with all team members to enhance the treatment program of the individual

-Maintains an accurate schedule, meets program productivity standards 

-Submits all required documentation of visits according to established procedure

-Performs evaluations timely and as assigned and when necessary

-Communicates with families on a regular basis

-Keeps abreast of legal responsibilities, professional ethics, standards of practice and agency rules, policies and regulations.

-Provides for own professional growth by attending continuing education and in-services; tracking this to assure compliance with state licensing requirements 

-Discontinues therapy when child no longer meets eligibility requirements

-Maintains client confidentiality with HIPPA/FERPA and agency guidelines

-Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by their direct supervisor



•Strong written and verbal communication skills

•Strong organizational skills

•Strong time management skills

•Interpersonal skills

•Use of Alternative and Augmentative Communication devices (PECS, LAMP, sign language, communication boards, etc.)

•Natural ability to connect with children and parents


Minimum Education Required:  

Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology/Communication Disorders


Minimum Experience Required:   

1-2 years’ experience with individuals with developmental disabilities


License/Registration/ Certifications Required:

•NYS Driver’s License

•Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicapped Certification in NYS

•Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology (CCC-SLP)


Training Requirements:  

•New Hire Orientation

•Minimum of 30 hours of Continuing education per licensing period (3 years) as per NYS Office of Profession guidelines


Physical Requirements: 

• The constant physical demand of the position is sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, vision to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation. Employees need to be able to get on the floor and play.

• The frequent physical demands of the position are, repetitive motions, and eye/hand/foot coordination to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

• The occasional physical demands of the position are lifting, carrying, climbing, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and feeling to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $53,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $70,000.00
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, November 1, 2023
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  • 790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA