The SLP Speech Therapist evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors. Diagnoses and treats speech and language problems, and engages in scientific study of human communication. Being a SLP Speech Therapist is responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and treating speech, language, cognitive, communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related disorders. Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and nonorganic etiology. In addition, SLP Speech Therapist maintains records, monitors progress, and counsels patients and their family members. May require a certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology (CCC). Requires a master’s degree of speech-language pathology. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. SLP Speech Therapist’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.
Speech Therapist (SLP) Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Speech Therapist (SLP) to join our team.
- Full Time Hours | 37.5;
- Maintains daily and monthly attendance records and progress notes;
- Implements testing procedures to evaluate and monitor student progress as required by appropriate regulatory agency;
- Develops a treatment plan appropriate to identified disabilities;
- Implements appropriate utilization of AAC devices;
- Ensures individuals receive services appropriate to their needs and consistent with educational goals and regulatory requirements;
- Provides supervision to students and CFY’s as assigned;
- Keeps abreast of latest alternative communication techniques;
- Plans and conducts speech and language interventions in accordance with established goals;
- Analyzes test results and prepares written summary to Early Intervention, CPSE, CSE and other regulatory, referring or oversight organization;
- Participates in Initial Evaluation and Intake processes;
- Participates in team meetings and case conferences as required;
- Provides speech and language assessment and evaluation to determine student’s developmental level and needs;
- Completes all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner;
- Meets and communicates with parents/guardians regularly in writing or verbally.
- Active or eligible SLP license for Washington;
- Active or eligible Speech Language license for Georgia;
- SLP license;
- LTC/SNF experience preferred.