The Speech Language Pathologist II plans and administers speech-language pathology services including evaluation, treatment and education program for patients to restore speech, language and swallowing abilities. The Pathologist II provides supervision to Speech-Language Pathologist I's and students.
The Speech Language Pathologist II develops effective treatment plans; makes appropriate referrals to other speech-language facilities and to other professionals and agencies; implements speech, language, or swallowing therapeutic programs and counsels patients and caregivers; implements therapeutic program in a safe, considerate and professional manner consistent with the standards established by ASHA; provides instruction, feedback and cueing; assesses patient progress and evaluates the efficacy of the treatment plan to ensure appropriate treatments or revisions to plan are implemented; and establishes an individualized treatment plan based on realistic long-range goals and short-term functional objectives.
The Speech Language Pathologist II monitors the patient's progress through observations and tests; performs all documentation duties; maintains effective communication with patients and their caregivers, and providers; communicates in a clear and concise manner to all appropriate professionals, the patient, and his caregivers; participates in and prepares clear well-organized presentation for internal continuing education and external community education functions with content supervision by the Chief of Speech-Language Pathology Section; participates in activities to ensure quality services and appropriate standards of care and productivity in order that the entire program functions effectively and Supervises student diagnostics and therapy within areas of specialty under direction of the Chief of Speech-Language Pathology Section; and assesses peer competency within specialty areas.
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) required
Must have completed the Clinical Fellowship Year in accordance with ASHA guidelines
Must possess excellent interpersonal relation skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
Must demonstrate competency in assigned areas and advanced expertise in at least two clinical specialties consistent with ASHA
Satisfactorily completes designated competency assessments and peer review
Maintains continuing education applicable to core professional responsibilities and designated areas of competency
Develops advanced expertise in two or more specialty areas.
Location/Facility Waco, TX
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AcuteShift/Schedule PRNBenefits ï¿½ Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
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1 year of experience
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
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Speech Language Pathologist II
Waco, Texas US
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