Speech Pathologist I - Rehab: PT, Days

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Saint Luke's Health System Leavenworth, KS

Leavenworth, KS
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Posted Date: 15-Aug-2016Address: 711 MarshallPostal Code: 66048Shift Type: Part-timeCategory: RehabDescription The staff Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) provides prevention, screening, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and counseling services to hospital clients with speech, language, cognitive communication and /or oral and pharyngeal sensorimotor impairments. Plans, directs, and conducts habilitative, rehabilitative and counseling programs to treat impairments involving verbal and written language, voice, articulation, fluency, interactive and cognitive communication, mastication, deglutition, auditory/visual processing and memory and assistive and/or augmentative communication treatments and devices. Periodically re-evaluates client to determine effectiveness of interventions and contributes to discharge planning. The SLP supervises treatment provided by students, technicians, or speech therapist assistants and recommends client care interventions to other members of the health care team to contribute to the clients rehabilitation process. The SLP delegates and instructs supportive personnel in services to be provided and performs other duties as requested by the manager.Requirements Required: ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence State Board Licensure, Speech-language Pathology Basic Life Support (BLS) Competent with swallow studies