Job Information

Organization: CP Rochester

Posting Start: 05/24/2024

Location: Rochester, NY

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Posting End: 07/31/2024

A Brief Job Description:

Job Title:  Speech Language Pathologist – Outpatient Clinic

Location:  CP Rochester – Winton Road Facility, Rochester, NY

Salary:  $53,000.00 – 70,000.00 per year commensurate with experience

Employment:   This is a full-time 40 hours per week position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during business hours. Evening work may be required as job duties demand.

Summary/Objective:  Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of speech and/or language disorders of the individuals enrolled in or referred to CP Rochester.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  2. New York State License in Speech Pathology or be eligible for a New York State License in Speech Pathology.
  3. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association preferred.
  4. Current knowledge of the principles and methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for people with communication and swallowing disorders, including consideration of anatomical/physiological, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural correlates.
  5. Experience working with individuals with development disabilities preferred.
  6. Must have demonstrated excellent listening skills.
  7. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  8. Valid NYS Driver’s License.
  9. Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  10. Must have demonstrated commitment to performing job duties and tasks at a high level of performance.

Competency Requirements:

  1. Communication Proficiency.
  2. Ethical practice.
  3. Collaboration Skills
  4. Customer/Individual Focus
  5. General, Verbal and Numerical Intelligence

Essential Functions

  1. Promotes the CP Rochester and the Happiness House Vision, Mission and Philosophy.
  2. Upholds NYS Education Law/Practice Act as relating to the practice of speech therapy.
  3. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  4. Performs appropriate evaluations to individuals to determine the need for speech therapy services.
  5. Ensures valid prescriptions are written for all individuals on caseload.
  6. Carries out treatment plans developed after evaluation, in clinic setting for the Article 16 and Article 28 outpatient clinics as well as the Preschool or School Programs, as necessary.
  7. Available to consult with other professionals such as teachers, habilitation staff, as well as other members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate, to facilitate delivery of coordinated quality services to individuals.
  8. Works with legal guardians, house staff or parents as integral members of the interdisciplinary team in the clinic, day habilitation or school setting, as needed.
  9. Communicates with physicians and other medical personnel in order to facilitate evaluation and treatment of individuals.
  10. Completes all paperwork in accordance with agency, program and department policies/guidelines.
  11. Ensures knowledge of paperwork, Electronic Health Record and applicable Medicare and Medicaid regulations in order to provide appropriate documentation.
  12. Attends all team, discipline and staff meetings as designated.
  13. Maintains treatment area in an orderly manner to ensure safety.
  14. Advises Supervisor of Clinical staff of need for replacement of old or ordering of new equipment.
  15. Meets with interdisciplinary team and Program Supervisor as needed to review status and need of program modifications for individuals on caseload.
  16. Establishes short- and long-term objectives for each individual.
  17. Provides individual and/or group therapy at various certified sites to individuals exhibiting communication disorders, upon receipt of a physician’s prescription, as required. Provides speech language therapy services at off-site locations as assigned.
  18. Provides in-service education to employees of CP, caretakers, and other interested groups as requested.
  19. Participates in program planning, development, research, and evaluation under the direction of the department supervisor.
  20. Participates in supervised field placement for university affiliated speech language therapy students as assigned.
  21. Adheres to Agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.
  22. Participates on committees, attends conferences, workshops and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.
  23. Performs other duties at the discretion of the President/CEO or his/her designee.

Supervisory Responsibility: None.  May supervise a Speech Language Pathologist intern from an accredited institution periodically.

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment: This job operates in an outpatient clinic program environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Ability to pull and push wheelchairs up to *250 – 300 pounds – maximum weight required.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, but employee will be expected to work at any of our partner agencies. Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Competitive pay rates and flexible benefit package to include:

  • Affordable Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off starting at 17 days per year
  • Paid sick leave
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Additional Insurance Offerings – Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Specified Disease Insurance w/ Cancer Rider, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Arrangement (high deductible medical plan)
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement plus a 25% Tuition Discount for benefit-eligible Employees and Family Members at Roberts Wesleyan College


EEO Statement:  The agencies are equal opportunity employers.   We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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