Speech Language Pathologist - Home Care - Brooklyn

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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
Home Health Care
BrooklynNew York
One of New York City’s five major boroughs, Brooklyn is home to over 2.65 million residents, and of course its namesake, Brooklyn Bridge. From vintage shopping and live music in Williamsburg to family friendly Prospect Park, Brooklyn makes for an ideal location for talented healthcare professionals. Whether you prefer to work in a hospital, clinic, home care or senior housing setting—Brooklyn job opportunities in healthcare are abundant.
Our client is top home health agency that puts employee satisfaction above company profitability. They are seeking a qualified and compassionate SLP to come and join their team! Work with speech, language, and swallowing disorders result from a variety of causes, such as a stroke, brain injury, hearing loss, developmental delay, a cleft palate, cerebral palsy, or emotional problems.
Speech Language Pathologist Responsibilities:
  • Communicate with patients to evaluate their levels of speech or language difficulty
  • Determine the extent of communication problems by having a patient complete basic reading and vocalizing tasks or by giving standardized tests
  • Identify treatment options
  • Create and carry out an individualized treatment plan
  • Teach patients how to make sounds and improve their voices
  • Teach alternative communication methods, such as sign language, to patients with little or no speech capability
  • Work with patients to improve their ability to read and write correctly
  • Work with patients to develop and strengthen the muscles used to swallow
  • Counsel patients and families on how to cope with communication disorders
Speech Language Pathologist Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology required
  • Licensed to practice
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle


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