Speech Language Pathologist - Occasional


Job Summary

Responsible for the planning and implementation of Speech-Language Pathology evaluation and treatment services. Evaluates communication disorders and administers therapy treatments for resident/patient problems associated with hearing, speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders. Maintains records, monitors progress, and counsels residents or patients and their family members.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for administration and direct application of Speech/Language Pathology treatment modalities as prescribed by a referring physician.  
  • Evaluates, assesses, plans, directs and treats all residents or patients referred for speech/language pathology services.  Interprets test results in accordance with standard speech/language procedures.
  • Re-evaluates patients as appropriate. Implements new treatment plans and goals as necessary.
  • Implements treatments to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury.  
  • Participates in multidisciplinary consultations.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.  
  • Completes continuing education and in-service programs to meet regulatory and job requirements as applicable.
  • May provide information related to departmental budget considerations in relationship to Speech Pathology needs for optimum patient care and service.  
  • May assists in scheduling patient or resident visits for further evaluation and treatment.  
  • Ensures all documentation and charts are complete. 
  • Participates in infection control, safety and educational programs, both in the department and on an organizational wide basis.    
  • Performs other duties as assigned.    

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Graduate of a college/university accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association with a degree in Speech Language Pathology.  
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate with patients, medical and house staff.  Excellent assessment skills to make accurate prognosis of patient potential and guide the individual to achieve that potential.
  • Proficient with MS Office and Epic\EMR software.


  • Prior experience in a long-term care facility working as a Speech- Language Pathology (SLP)

Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • Current NYS license as a Speech-Language Pathologist  (or temporary permit).
  • Must hold or be eligible for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

 Req Id  91264 
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked  8.00
FTE 0.2 
Work Schedule  HRLY NON-UNION-8 HR
Employee Status A7 - Occasional 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $31.60-$54.60 Per Hour

Nearest Major Market: Utica