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Melmark Temporary Speech and Language Pathologist in United States

General Responsibilities

*This is a temporary position. Part time hours available. *

This position is responsible for administering diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients requiring Speech and Language services. The Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) provides assessments and remediation services to our clients who exhibit difficulties across diverse areas of communication disorders, including language, cognition, articulation, social skills, and feeding. The SLP provides services in an integrated model which increases each student's level of independence, functional communication and maximal achievement for post-21 placement opportunities.

Basic Qualifications

Education/Training: Master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology required.

Certifications/Licensure: American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Certification and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), Pennsylvania State Teaching Certification (Act 48) and Pennsylvania SLP License.

Skill(s): Strong background in communication disorders, basis knowledge in the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis, clinical application of severe communication deficits with individuals with acquired brain injury, neurological disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Some experience working with individuals with significant challenging behaviors. Some experience with alternative and augmentstive communication (AAC) with nonverbal individuals.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in special education field/speech and language pathology.

Strong Clinical Fellowship (CFY) Candidate will be considered.