Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Description:

Description

An individual who is licensed under the laws of the state as a Speech Pathologist. In collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, develops a plan of care for each speech pathology patient. Provides skilled speech pathology services to patients with speech, language and/or hearing deficits in accordance with physician's orders. 

Responsibilities 

  • Provides skilled speech therapy services/intervention in accordance with physician orders. 
  • Assesses patient needs; plans for, evaluates and modifies care to meet goals of the speech therapy interventions. 
  • Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient. 
  • Instructs patient/family/caregivers on patient's total speech therapy program.
  • Advises, consults and instructs member of the multi-disciplinary team in specific speech therapy modalities and interventions. 
  • Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes in patient status to physician and appropriate multi-disciplinary team members. 
  • Requirements

  • Current state license as a Speech Pathologist.
  • Graduate of speech Pathologist program accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association, and holds or is eligible for a certificate of clinical competence granted by the American Speech and Hearing Association.
  • Minimum of one year experience in an acute care facility, outpatient setting, community health service, home health agency or private practice in the past two years preferred.
  • Current BLS card. 
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
  • Current PPD or chest x-ray. 
  • Successful completion of Cell Staff screening test with a score of 80% or greater.
  • Must meet all of Cell Staff's pre-employment screening requirements. 

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