Per Diem Speech Therapist – Speech and Hearing

Job Description

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Speech and Hearing - #82640

Per Diem Speech Therapist – Speech and Hearing

Roles & 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, and 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.
  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology
  • New Grad or Clinical Fellowship Year
  • New York State Speech-Language Pathologist License or Clinical Fellowship Year*
  • Name: Speech-Pathology (1 Year)                
  • Issuing Agency: Department of Health / Office of Professions
  • Licensing and Certification Requirements
  • Name: Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech and Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) (1 Year)
  • Issuing Agency: American Speech Language Hearing Association 
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. 


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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. 


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