Speech Improvement Center

Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Speech Therapist – Riverside, CA

Date Posted: 07/31/2022
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Location: Riverside
Working Hours: 9AM-6PM
Base Salary: $65000-$90000

CFY JOB RIVERSIDE, CA

Description

Assist speech-language pathologists in the assessment and treatment of speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Implement speech and language programs or activities as planned and directed by speech-language pathologists. Monitor the use of alternative communication devices and systems.

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Job Duties:

  • Develop individual or group activities or programs in schools to deal with behavior, speech, language, or swallowing problems.
  • Instruct clients in techniques for more effective communication, such as sign language, lip reading, or voice improvement.
  •  Administer hearing or speech and language evaluations, tests, or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairments, using written or oral tests or special instruments.
  • Educate patients and family members about various topics, such as communication techniques or strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings.
  • Supervise or collaborate with therapy team.
  •  Teach clients to control or strengthen tongue, jaw, face muscles, or breathing mechanisms.
  •  Participate in conferences, training, continuing education courses, or publish research results to share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods or technologies.
  • Consult with and refer clients to additional medical or educational services.
  • Communicate with non-speaking students, using sign language or computer technology.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and reach consistently throughout a work day/shift  
  • Appropriate manual dexterity to enable typing throughout a work day/shift  
  • Ability to lift up to 25Ibs, safely from ground to waist using proper body mechanics; ability to carry office supplies up to 10Ibs  
  • Visual activity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people and understand written direction  
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions  
  • Daily physical requirements   
  • Standing/walking  
  • Sitting  
  • Twisting 
  • Lifting/carrying  
  • Pushing/pulling   
  • Bending/stooping  
  • Using arm muscles frequently or for extended periods.  
  • Using leg muscles frequently or for extended periods. 
  • Using back muscles frequently or for extended periods

***Masters Degree Required***

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