The Speech Therapist serves as the facility speech therapist conducting patient speech assessments, evaluations and performing speech therapy services.
Performs speech therapy for facility patients as assigned.
Screens, evaluates and develops individualized treatment plans.
Evaluates patients within two to three working days of physician referral, depending on level of care.
Provides age appropriate therapeutic interventions.
Evaluates patient response to treatment and documents the treatment plan as necessary.
Provides information retreatment and updates to staff, physician and family members
Documents treatment and outcomes daily according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines.
Provides patient and family education on tasks and resources that will assist with continued functional independence.
Communicates results of speech-language evaluations and recommendations to treatment team and patient/family.
Participates in patient care conferences as necessary to provide updated patient progress and goal revisions if needed.
Serves as a resource in areas of speech-language pathology.
Conducts in-services as requested.
Coordinates treatment activity with other disciplines and team members as appropriate.
Contributes to the development of improved efficiency and productivity of unity clinical functions.
Offers positive suggestions/solutions to improve service delivery and unit operations.
Assists with the development of student programs as requested.
Contributes to the delivery of cost effective care.
Utilizes resources appropriately and uses/maintains equipment in order to prolong working life.
Participates in discharge planning.
Documents and charges daily therapeutic units timely and accurately.
Communicates with the Director of Clinical Services regarding department programs, goals, objectives, problems and successes.
Supervise SLPA in direct patient care and patient related activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.Apply Here »