Presbyterian Healthcare Services - Albuquerque, NM

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Minimum Skills/Requirements

Master’s or Doctorate degree in Speech and Language Pathology. New Mexico Speech and Language Pathology License required. One to three years experience or Clinical Fellowship eligible.

Primary Job Functions

Summary of Duties: Identify and treat the factors impacting successful oral feeding in children with feeding disorders, gastrointestinal issues and congenital anomalies including, but not limited to: Failure to thrive, Prematurity, Cleft lip and/or palate , Oral and/or pharyngeal dysphagia , Eosinophilia Esophagitis , Short gut syndrome/Gastroeschesis , Gastro-esophageal reflux disorders , Aversion to food textures/Food refusal (sensory or behavioral), Difficulty advancing to age-appropriate food textures and Children who have experienced multiple surgeries resulting in a feeding or swallowing disorder • Evaluates, diagnoses, implements treatment plans and develops goals for patients with speech/language or dysphagia disorders.

  • Continuously reassesses treatment plans and goals.
  • Educates and instructs regarding home programs and preventive measures as appropriate to patient, family, and others.
  • Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with patient, family, physician, and other healthcare providers regarding patient care.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Participates in educational programs and inservices and other meetings as required.
  • Participates on special project teams and other related duties as assigned and requested.
  • Performs other functions as required.

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