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Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Leonardtown
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Plans, organizes, and conducts individualized treatment plans to help patients with speech disorders restore and/or improve communication function. Studies, evaluates, and records patients' activities and progress. Requires Speech Therapy licensureEducationMaster's degree in Speech Therapy Required Licenses and CertificationsSP-L - Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of Maryland Required Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.Evaluates and plans therapy programs for each patient assigned as prescribed by physician.Directs and aids the patients in therapeutic techniques, appropriate to patient needs.Provides accurate billing information on the same day as services.Employs principles of therapeutic communication, interviewing techniques, problem-solving, and crisis intervention when performing patient care.Handles stressful situations with tact and poise.Strives to make good use of time during the work day by performing other duties needed, but not assigned.Records and reports patient progress in consultation with the referring physician as per department policy.Educates patients and family regarding speech therapy plan of care and appropriate home exercise program and documents education in patient record.

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH, Alexandria , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Leonardtown, Virginia

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