000505

Job Title:Speech Pathologist, Senior
Class Code:328527

Job Summary

 

Direct, supervise, and participate in the diagnosis and provision of therapeutic services for children and adults with speech and language disorders.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Select, administer, and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests to determine individual speech and language disorders.

Evaluate test results, assess needs, and recommend appropriate therapy.

Plan, direct, and provide therapeutic services such as rehabilitation programs and counseling for patients and families.

Direct and supervise support staff.

Plan and participate in programs to inform professional groups and the general public about communicative disorders and available treatment.

Prepare and maintain comprehensive patient files and other administrative records and reports.

Attend and participate in departmental, local, state, and national meetings and conferences concerning speech pathology.

Research and develop new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

 

Master's degree in Speech Pathology. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology issued by American Speech and Hearing Association. Licensor from Kentucky State Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology.

Experience

 

Three years of Clinical experience as a Speech Pathologist.

Supervisor Title(s)

 

Coordinator, Program Development, Coordinator, Speech-Language Services

Subordinate Title(s)

various