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SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST-NE

POSITION SUMMARYExempt (Salaried - Not eligible for overtime) To evaluate, plan and administer medically prescribed speech therapy treatments for inpatients and outpatients with speech and/or swallowing disorders to assist them in reaching their maximum capabilities.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSWork experience may NOT substitute for minimum education requirement.
Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology or related field and one (1) year of related experience.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSCompletes Stat sheets and charge slips for each patient seen by the end of their work shift on a daily basis.
Overall Core Job Responsibilities ratings Assists in conducting various programs designed to promote speech therapy.
Plans and provides treatment to patients with communication disorders in accordance with established standards of care and practice.
Implements timely discharge from treatment including patient/family education, development of and training in a home program and referral for follow-up services as evidenced by documentation.
Directs other licensed and unlicensed personnel in the provision of care as assigned.
Maintains accurate and appropriate documentation and departmental records.
Maintains accurate and appropriate documentation and departmental records.
- Participates in Quality Assurance activities for the department.
Participates in Quality Assurance activities for the department.
Completes evaluations or patients with communication disorders (i.
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, aphasia, laryngectomy, language dysphasia, voice disorders, articulation) in accordance with the established standards of care and practice.
Ensures goals are realistic, measurable and address functional needs and plan of care completed within timeframe outlined by department guidelines.
Other Requirements CONTACTSToddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years Geriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 years Young Adult:
18 years and 1 day - 28 years Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years Adult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 years School:
5 years and 1 day - 12 yearsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTStand Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Body Fluid Exposure:
Yes Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Walk Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Kneel Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Bend Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Carry/Lift Drive Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Carry/Lift Carry/Lift 10-25 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Push/Pull Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Reach Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Sit Occasionally, up to 20% of the timeSUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIESNo supervisory responsibility.
No fiscal responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSCardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required Currently licensed in the State of Alabama as a Speech Language Pathologist required Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) requiredKNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESAbility to operate various office machines including printers, computers and various software packages Interpersonal skills Organizational skills Written and verbal communication skills Ability to multi-task Analytical skills Process improvement and quality skills Prioritization skills Ability to problem-solve Knowledge and experience in healthcarePosition Status Temporary Shift Days Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Hours Per Week 8 Location Walker Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 P.
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Box 3547 City Jasper Zip Code 35502 Auto req ID 1546BR Removal Date 26-Feb-2015

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