RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
- Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
- Certificate of Clinical Competency or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year.
- Current state licensure or license eligible.
- Regular attendance.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORK ENVIRONMENT
Physical requirements for this position are classified as light under the Department of Labor classification. The employee must be capable of exerting 20 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (2/3 of the time) to move objects, equipment and/or residents. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use hands to manipulate tools, equipment or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with residents. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability. This position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of exposure determination under the OSHA Regulations regarding the Standard on Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens (29CFR 1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all procedures or job-related tasks that involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills and/or splashes of blood or body fluids. The use of protective equipment and measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.
These essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a speech-language pathologist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.