Provides differential diagnosis of speech and language disorders and provides appropriate therapeutic intervention to maximize communication ability. Active participation is required in department in-services and educational programs. The Speech-Language Pathologist consults with, advises, reports to and is responsible to the Manager of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Provides evaluation and diagnosis of speech, language, swallowing and cognitive-communication disorders.
Designs and implements individual treatment plans.
Counsels patients and their families concerning social, behavioral and psychological problems associated with communication and swallowing disorders.
Provides thorough documentation of test data and Speech-Language progress.
Provides patient and family recommendations and referrals to appropriate health, educational and vocational sources.
Participates in patient conferences when appropriate and communicates with individual members of medical staff concerning patient treatment as necessary.
Organizes and participates in education activities for patients, their families, and other health personnel.
Provides direction for graduate student affiliates and volunteers.
Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading the appropriate literature and attending professional conferences. Assists manager in the development of new policies, procedures and programs.
Provides quality patient care considering age specific, developmental and cultural needs through competent practice and application of the speech-language pathology profession.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Six to twelve months related experience.
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