Touro University Nevada
Hours Per Week
The Speech-Language Pathologist participates as an integral member of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities team in terms of evaluation, treatment planning, and service implementation. The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for conducting initial speech therapy evaluations, providing direct one-on-one and small group therapy, and contributing to multidisciplinary diagnostic evaluations and multidisciplinary meetings.
This is a grant-funded position.
1 Utilize accepted assessment instruments to appraise children's developmental status and performance in the areas of speech-sound production, language, voice, fluency, functional communication, and socialization.
1.1. Develop and implement treatment plans based upon evaluation results.
1.2. Co-facilitate groups and/or conduct individual sessions in the areas of social skills and parent training as appropriate
1.3. Maintain strong communication with the family and provide at-home strategies.
2 Maintain accurate records and protect patient privacy by ensuring that Protected Health Information is secured
2.1. Complete forms for insurance billing, documentation, and charting in a timely manner to assist in billing and collection for services rendered
2.2. Sanitize toys and equipment
2.3. Ensure adults and children follow Center policies and procedures
3. Other duties may be assigned.
Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCC)
ASHA Clinical Fellow (CFY) - strong candidate considered
State of Nevada License – Speech Language Pathology, in good standing
Two years' experience in pediatric and developmental disabilities; five years preferred
Experience in Autism preferred
Skills & Abilities:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Work independently as well as collaboratively
Knowledge and understanding of ethical principles and guidelines
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Strong knowledge of HIPAA Privacy Rules and Regulations
Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and non-discriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA"), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
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Preferred Years Of Experience:2 Year(s)
Education Required:Masters Degree - MS
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