Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Speech/Language Pathologist

Astoria, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
 
The per diem Speech Language Pathologist evaluates and treats patients referred for speech, language, cognitive, and dysphagia dysfunction.

1. Administers speech/language and or cognitive evaluations, tests or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairment.
2. Evaluates speech/language test results and medical or background information to determine speech impairment and treatment.
3. Counsels and instructs patients concerning communication disorders and how to cope with the stress and misunderstanding that may accompany them.
4. Provides patients, families and caregivers with ongoing counseling and education to facilitate communication.
5. Assists patients in developing and recovering reliable communication and swallowing skills to allow them to fulfill their educational, vocational and social roles.
6. Conducts speech pathology in-service training programs for rehabilitation staff.
7. Records and maintains reports of speech or swallowing treatments.

Requirements:
 
Education:
Master’s degree or equivalent education in speech-language pathology

New York State Speech-Language Pathologist License; New York State Education Department

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech and Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Experience:
1 year of speech-language pathology experience

Licenses:
1. Speech-Pathology
 
 
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
Who We Are
 
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
 
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