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SPEECH & LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - OTOLARYNGOLOGY
The Mount Sinai Health System
Department of Otolaryngology – 2269274
Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?
The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.
Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!
What You’ll Do:
The Speech-Language Pathologist evaluates and treats patients referred for speech, language, cognitive, and dysphagia dysfunction.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Evaluates and treats patients with neurogenic speech language/swallowing impairment; communicates findings to members of the Rehab team via participation in patient conferences and in written reports.
- Recommends diets, and performs modified barium swallow studies.
- Provides patients, families and caregivers with ongoing counseling regarding the nature of swallowing and communication disorders and their ramifications for functional performance.
- Determines appropriate tasks to be undertaken by Speech students.
- Orders treatment materials as appropriate, with budgetary considerations in mind.
- Institutes speech pathology in-service training programs for inter-disciplinary staff.
- Formulates and implements group therapy programs to address the needs of communication-impaired patients and their families in the community.
- Consults with and establishes liaisons with existing senior citizen centers, stroke clubs, organizations for the head-injured, for the purposes of education, information-sharing, development of appropriate community programs, referrals and follow-up.
- Designs appropriate PI instrument and participates in performance improvement. Acts as a member of the PI committee as assigned by the Chief Speech Therapist or Therapy Manager.
- Maintains accurate patient treatment/attendance statistics.
- Assures public relations within the community. Promotes profession at universities and colleges.
- Participates in progress development for Rehab unit and speech department.
- Performs other related duties.
What You’ll Bring:
Masters degree in speech-language pathology
New Grad or Clinical Fellowship Year
New York State Speech-Language Pathologist License or Clinical Fellowship Year*
*CFYs may perform duties of a Speech Language Pathologist upon completion of SLP curriculum and practicum with eligibility and approval as defined by ASHA. This time period is 36 weeks of full-time (35 hours per week) experience (or the equivalent part-time experience), totaling a minimum of 1260 hours. Upon completion of CFY hours, SLP license and registration must be obtained within 6 months. During that time, CFY continues to be under supervision of licensed SLP.
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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.