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.
- 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.
- 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.