Speech Language Pathologist

Speech-Language Pathologists Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders in children and adults.

Speech Language Pathologist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct speech, language, and hearing screenings;
  • Engaging in research to enhance knowledge about human communication processes;
  • Collaborate with director of nursing and/or social worker on Medicare admissions;
  • Maintain and update credentials as needed;
  • Implements IFSP for enrolled families and recommends frequency of services based on child development status and family priorities and concerns;
  • Participates in interdisciplinary conferences to maintain continuity of patient care;
  • Direct the work of aides and assistants, as appropriate;
  • Provide thorough and timely reports, data, and information as requested;
  • Directs and supervises the Communication Disorders Service Department;
  • Serve as clinical mentor, as appropriate;
  • May supervise home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech-language therapy plan of care;
  • Keep records of initial, progress, and discharge of client;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Consults with family members, physicians and other health care professionals as appropriate;
  • Time management, attention to detail and organization.

Requirements:

  • ASHA Card ( American Speech-Language-Hearing Association )-SLP registry good standing (no disciplinary on record);
  • Approved to work for Medicaid;
  • Comply with accepted professional, ethical and legal standards of practice;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Proof of education;
  • Clean background check;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Must have reliable personal transportation;
  • Conduct or direct research on speech or hearing topics, and report findings for use in developing procedures, technologies, or treatments;
  • Able to speak in a clear, concise voice in order to communicate adequately;
  • In possession of a current license in speech pathology issued by the Virginia Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology;
  • Ability to accurately observe, report, and record learning progress of students;
  • Time management, attention to detail and organization;
  • Prior schools experience highly desired;
  • Exceptional patient service skills and ability to demonstrate clinical excellence.