Maintains an environment of safety for patient, self and others.
Performs an initial patient assessment and periodic reassessments using objective tests and measures to determine functional outcomes and to monitor effectiveness of treatment programs.
Plans and implements individualized patient care programs through the utilization of selected speech therapy treatments based on patient assessment data.
Documents treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart.
Educates patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
Collaborates with other healthcare team members to assure coordination of patient's plan of care and discharge plan.
Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of assistants, aides, and students.
Plans and conducts in-service training on speech therapy and related topics for staff, students, and community groups.
Participates in clinics, conferences, and continuing education programs designed to improve patient care
Maintains attendance standards by consistently clocking in and out; following assigned work hours; limiting absences and tardiness/leaving early; and providing proper absence notification.
Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Exprience in long term care. Licensed in North Carolina.
Current North Carolina Speech Therapist license and
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certification required.
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