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.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services - 22 months ago