Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Speech Therapist-Per Diem for the Child & Adolescent Services-Education Program at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Speech Therapist provides comprehensive speech, language and literacy assessment and intervention services to children and young adults (4-21 years of age) diagnosed with a complex constellation of speech/language deficits secondary to psychiatric disorders as well as emotional and behavioral disturbances.
Provides individual and group speech/language/literacy instruction appropriate to the age group as indicated by the (IEP) education and treatment plans.
Assumes responsibility as speech/language specialist for assigned patient/students including coordination of the Individual Education Plan with the over-all treatment plan.
Plans appropriate speech/language strategies based on diagnostic information.
Maintains ongoing knowledge of current performance levels of all patients/students.
Collaborates effectively with other staff members in providing interdisciplinary team treatment to children.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited university plus two (2) years of related experience.
A valid New Jersey State Speech/Language Specialist Certification.
Experience with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents is strongly preferred.
Must undergo a criminal history (finger printing) background check at employee's expense, as required by the NJ State Law.
Posting Number: 19ST1807
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 87019
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.