Summary: Provide Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Therapy and related services for patients while maintaining positive levels of interaction with facilities and clients in accordance with the principles and practices of Speech-Language Pathology therapy and within Reliant Rehabilitation guidelines. Provide quality patient care including: screening and evaluation of patients, development of initial and ongoing treatment plans of care, discharge plan, supervision of assistants and Rehab Techs, and case management responsibilities. Maintain professional conduct that represents Reliant Rehabilitation’s commitment to quality and service in all interactions with clients, including positive levels of interaction and rapport with facilities and clients. Adhere to all state and federal regulations regarding speech-language pathology therapy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Optimize communication, cognitive-linguistic abilities, and swallowing skills of patients by providing, directing, and/or overseeing speech therapy
Build a strong Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) therapy program
Enhance clinical expertise, professional and management skills through interaction with managers, therapists and other professional staff, self-study, and other continuing education activities.
Maintain valid state license. Maintain awareness of issues related to the profession of speech-language pathology therapy and the health care environment.
Understands various relevant payment models related to billing and treatment guidelines, as well as clinically appropriate means/modes of delivery. Provide quality care as well as reasonable goals and outcomes within the guidelines.
Be compliant with infection control procedures and environmental safety protocol within a facility
Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend in English: instructions, correspondence, charts, memos, and reports
Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Speech Language Pathology
Computer literate and proficient in clinical documentation
Basic Internet navigation skills
Certificates and Licenses:
Valid Speech-Language Pathologist state license (where appropriate)