ASSOCIATE SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER – BROOKLYN, NY
Want to make a difference? Announcing a unique partnership between NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, Office of Mental Health (OMH), Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and NYSTART. The newly designed Intellectual Disabilities/Mental Health unit will be the first of its kind in New York State. The ID/MH unit will be the only adult inpatient specialty psychiatric service for adults with both Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Health disorders in the tristate area. It is an exciting opportunity to work with a newly formed interdisciplinary team and build a model of care to address this dually diagnosed populations unique care needs. Come join us and provide innovative care in Brooklyn, NY at NYC Health+Hospitals/Kings County!
The Associate Speech Pathologist will be involved in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of speech/language delays for adult individuals dually diagnosed with intellectual disabilities and mental health conditions. Responsible for language intervention, developing picture exchange systems, and providing assessments utilizing assistive technology for enhancing communication. Build multimodal communication systems to enhance functional communication. Incorporate skills-building utilizing positive behavior support and discrete trial training. Provide patient/family counseling surrounding diagnosis of language based learning disorders.
Candidates must possess a New York State license in Speech Pathology; a Master's Degree in Speech Pathology including three-hundred hours of supervised clinical experience; and one year of full-time, professional experience within the last five years beyond the licensure in the practice of speech pathology in a hospital, health care, rehabilitative or related facility