Works closely with the Regional Director of Therapy Operations to
ensure proper execution and maintenance of Speech and other
Screens, examines and evaluates patients, including history and
Provides thorough SLP education to patients and caregivers in a
manner they can understand, and plans appropriately for discharge
when medical necessity no longer indicates skilled therapeutic
Makes clinically necessary referrals to other disciplines within
care network as well as other agencies in order to address the most
complex and comprehensive needs of the patient.
Consults with other members of the Therapy and Health & Wellness
team to select the most appropriate therapeutic regimen consistent
with the objective findings, functional needs and capabilities of
Adapts program and/or plan of care according to the needs of
Orders supplies and equipment (DME) as necessary
Maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment
High quality patient care. Ensures that patients and families
receive the highest quality of service in a caring and
compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs
Participates in departmental initiatives and demonstrates effective
communication with all team members.
Facilitates professional growth, development and overall
improvement of departmental performance.
Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the
patient, development of discipline-specific therapy services, and
design of program delivery.
Application of appropriate tests, measures (FOMs) and therapeutic
Identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement
and the time required to achieve it; identify
precautions/contraindications and design and plan of care.
Follows proper continuing education requirements and assures up to
Services include but are not limited to application of therapeutic
techniques in areas such as:
o - - - Therapeutic exercise and interventions for disorders
including speech, language, social communication, cognitive
communication and swallowing.
o - - - Articulation therapy
o - - - Language intervention therapy
o - - - Oral Motor therapy
o - - - VitalStim therapy
o - - - LSVT
o - - - Case Management in the home and community
- - - - - - - - - Valid State Speech Language Pathologist and
Audiology license/certification REQUIRED to start
- - - - - - - - - Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- - - - - - - - - Dementia experience
- - - - - - - - - Interest and/or experience in lymphedema
- - - - - - - - - At least 1 year of geriatric experience