The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of an incumbent.
Provides direct, consultative, and supportive diagnostic and therapeutic services for communication and oral motor disorders to persons served and staff members to enhance individual potential for learning and to meet the specific rehabilitation needs of persons served.
1. Provides direct and consultative service, treatment, and intervention for communication and oral motor disorders of persons served in accordance with regulations, standards, and guidelines defined by the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Code of Ethical Practice, Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Individual Program Plan (IPP), and established Bancroft policies and procedures.
2. At the request of Trans-Disciplinary Team members, conducts diagnostic assessments of the need for communication and oral motor skills for persons served.
3. Provides direct and consultative treatment services in communication and oral motor therapy to persons served.
4. Facilitates a team approach to program development, implementation, and monitoring by effectively collaborating with all specialty/clinical disciplines, parents/guardians, residential and day program staff, etc., to identify and best meet the individual rehabilitation needs of each person served.
5. Actively participates in monthly team/departmental meetings, etc., and serves as a member of the Trans-Disciplinary Team (TDT) process in conjunction with the Individual Program Plan (IPP). Communicates results of assessments and treatment plans to persons served, family members, residential and day program staff, external case managers, etc.
6. May work with speech therapy students throughout course of assignment in the assessment and treatment of persons served. Provides daily advice and guidance to students and strives to increase students’ knowledge of discipline-specific methods and techniques.
Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology to include a National Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA) required. Minimum of one year of work experience in communication and oral motor therapy preferred, working with neurologically-impaired individuals.
Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.