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Minimum Qualifications Transfer Qualifications: Any Current Speech Language Pathologist 1 or 2
Anyone eligible for a 70.1 transfer.
Promotional Opportunities: Anyone currently reachable on the Civil Service list.
Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who
meet the qualifications below may be qualified for a provisional
Minimum Qualifications: SLP 1: There is no written test. If you meet the Minimum Qualifications, your education and experience will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position.
Candidates must have a master's degree in speech pathology which meets the requirements for New York State licensure as a Speech Pathologist. These are the same as ASHA requirements for entrance into a clinical fellowship year.
SLP 2: There is no written test. If you meet the Minimum Qualifications, your education and experience will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position.
Candidates must have one year of post-master's experience** as a Speech Language Pathologist AND either:
I: New York State licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist;
II: American Speech and Hearing Association certification.
** This experience is NOT in addition to the experience required for licensure or certification. However, you must have had one full calendar year of experience rather than the nine months of experience required for licensure or certification
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Speech-Language Pathologist provides clinical services for individuals with communication and swallowing disorders. They function as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team or within the organizational structure of the department in which they work. Travel within some of the counties of the DDSO (Franklin, Hamilton, St. Lawrence, Clinton Counties) is expected. Mileage is compensated per Office of State Comptroller rules and regulations.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a Speech-Language Pathologist, you would participate in a broad range of experiences dealing with the communication and swallowing disorders of the individuals that we serve. In all cases, you will apply your skills and techniques to meet the specific needs of our individuals. In addition, you will provide consultant services for treatment programming and evaluation and provide training for paraprofessional staff and direct care staff. You will periodically review the performance of subordinate staff members and suggest corrective measure when performance inadequacies or deficiencies are identified.
• Ability to function as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team relating to professional, para-professional and direct care staff.
• Ability to communicate in a thorough, concise, accurate and professional manner both verbally and in writing.
• Training/Public speaking experience
• Possess an acceptable time and attendance record as specified in the time and attendance guidelines.
• Possess an acceptable work record.
Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice
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