SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Details:
The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for identifying patient care needs and priorities for care through evaluation, assessment, planning, providing treatment and/or delegating care for patients with speech, language, cognitive swallowing, or voice disorders. This process focuses on patient/family needs and assessing the patient's response to care and progress toward outcomes.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
*Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
*Performs and documents an initial patient evaluation and assesses the data to identify problems.
*Establishes, documents, and provides a plan of care with SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely) goals based on evaluation of the examination data and patient needs.
*Provides or delegates and supervises speech language pathology patient interventions in a safe, predictable manner consistent with the established evaluation and the plan of care.
*Provides and documents patient/family education regarding current condition and plan of care, including home program/discharge instructions.
*Performs and documents patient re-examination, re-evaluates the data, modifies and documents the plan of care.
*Communicates relevant patient care information to other health care professionals.
Participates in personal and professional development by attending and/or presenting inservices (required, voluntary), department staff meetings, seminars, community education programs, and seeking ongoing developmental and educational opportunities.
*Maintains clinical competencies per department guidelines.
Graduation from a Council of Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech Pathology Master's degree level program of Speech Language Pathology required. Current licensure or eligibility for licensure in Nebraska required. Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) required. Basic Life Support (CPR) certification required.
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