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Speech Therapist

CMG - Corporate Office Marco Island, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Looking for a positive and friendly Speech Therapist to join our growing team of professionals.

We currently have opportunities available in a pediatric clinical setting.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Reviews physician's referral and patient's diagnosis; develops patient/therapist relationship by obtaining pertinent subjective information with regard to the diagnosis

• Performs evaluations on new referrals including identifying impairments, determining the level of improvement and documenting findings in order to develop and review treatment programs

• Services application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as; cognitive-communication; speech intelligibility; oral motor skills; and swallowing disorders/dysphasia. Additional therapeutic techniques included are orientation, memory, pragmatics, psychosocial expression and/or communication.

• Re-evaluates effects of treatment in various stages and adjusts as necessary to achieve maximum benefit.

• Dictates and/or writes progress letters and initial letters to be typed and sent to referring physicians; records pertinent data in form of notes after each treatment session in the patient's chart.

• Properly document Medicare forms.

• Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home; reviews family's and patient's competency of procedures; provides written copy of treatment to be continued at home.

• Communicates with physicians or their staff by phone or in writing to obtain additional patient information. May suggest revisions in treatment as appropriate.

• Utilizes effective communication skills with physicians, patients, families, insurance carriers, case workers, and co-workers, etc.

• Orients, instructs and directs work activities of technicians and students.

• Participates in QA and staff meetings (professional and general).

• Complies with Florida requirements for licensure (i.e. ethical conduct, continuing education and license renewal). MINIMUM

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited program, Master's degree preferred.

• Current professional licensure to practice in Florida

• Ability to read and write

CMG - Corporate Office

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