Speech-Language Pathologist

General summary

Positions at this level are accountable for planning, developing, evaluating, coordinating, implementing, and monitoring speech, language, and hearing services for children and/or adults.  Accountable for   administering and arranging for remedial and therapeutic services through individual or group instruction.  Observes patients and monitors and tests for progress. Provides consultation to educational and treatment staff and participates as a member of an interdisciplinary team in developing and implementing individual treatment plans.  Work may include supervision of subordinate staff engaged in speech and hearing activities.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level:  Knowledge of the current principles, procedures, techniques, and instrumentation used in evaluating the speech, language, and hearing status of children and/or adults. Knowledge of the relationships among speech, language and hearing problems, with particular concern for individuals having multiple disabilities.  Ability to evaluate communication potential of patients/residents and apply appropriate therapy plans.

Typical qualifications

Licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

Pay grade