Speech Therapist Per Diem Days
- Job ID 2005022773
- Date posted 02/09/2021
- Facility West Boca Medical Center
The Speech Therapist evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of speech language pathology. The Speech Therapist functions as an interdisciplinary team member providing patient assessment/re-assessment, direct patient care, and individualized care planning/implementation. Works with primarily hospitalized Adults with clinical competency, as applicable. The Speech Therapist completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period.
The Speech Therapist responds to physician orders for physical therapy. Administers and interprets tests and measurements of patients. Reviews patient charts and progress prior to treatment and modifies treatment plan accordingly. The Speech Therapist develops functional goals based on patient and/or family expectations. Develops, improves and restores cognitive skills, language comprehension, and language expression skills through comprehensive assessment and testing. Seeks clarification of physician orders as needed.
Required: Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders
Required: Competency in performing modified barium swallow exams, and minimum of 2 years PT experience for this Speech Therapist role
Required: State License and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA, American Heart Association BLS
Primarily weekends for 2 – 4 hours, and some weekdays as needed.
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