24th September, 2021
General Job Duties:
Assesses patients' communication skills (e.g. articulation, fluency, voice,expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.
•Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.g. physicians, administration, maintenance personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.
•Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.
•Instructs assigned support staff for the purpose of providing information on communicative disorders, use of assistive devices and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment plans.
•Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist’s experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.
•Maintains files and/or records (e.g. progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation,quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.
•Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.
• Performs site visits including home visits for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.
Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. treatment plans, Medicaid billings, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
• Provides speech and language therapy to patients for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders.
Equipment utilized in the unit/dept.
Computerized charting (IP, SNF)
- 3-5 years experience preferred
- NE licensure
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