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We are searching for a Senior Speech Pathologist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will appropriately diagnose and treat patients with speech, oral motor/swallowing, and language disorders.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Reviews case file to obtain background information prior to evaluation/consultation
- Interviews patient and/or family/caregiver
- Provides results verbally to patient and/or family/caregiver and/or to referral source
- Maintains productivity in accordance with budgetary guidelines
- Implements treatment plan and monitors progress on an ongoing basis
- Involves family/caregiver in treatment through education and supportive counseling
- Documents evaluation procedures, results, diagnoses, and recommendations
- Attends and participates in continuing education programs as required to maintain licensure and promote professional growth
- Promotes speech-language pathology services within the community and the IDS
- May supervise student interns and Clinical Fellows in Speech-Language Pathology
- Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Licensure by The State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
- One (1) year of professional speech-language pathology experience in pediatrics
- Knowledge of normal and abnormal development, anatomy and physiology of the speech/swallowing mechanism, types of disorders and their etiologies, diagnostic procedures, and treatment procedures
- Ability to diagnose and treat speech, oral motor/swallowing, and language disorders; ability to use a PC, general office and audio/video equipment; ability to communicate effectively, ability to retain confidential patient information; and in some instances the ability to use specialized equipment
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