• Speech Therapist Outpatient

    Job Locations US-ME-Brunswick
    Job ID
    2018-2404
    Job Type
    Per Diem
    Category
    Therapy
    Unit
    Speech Therapy
    Shift
    weekdays
    Hours per Week
    per diem
  • Overview

    Measures and evaluates language abilities, auditory processes and speech production and/or treatment of persons with speech, language and hearing disorders.  Assists the patient in establishing optimum functional communication system to express physical emotional and social needs.

     

    This is a weekday position to assist with vacation and sick coverage.

    Responsibilities

    • Accurately develops and plans programs involving, but not limited to, dysphagia evaluation/treatment; instruction in esophageal speech techniques; instruction in prosody; evaluation/treatment of receptive/expressive aphasia, dysarthria, confused language, voice disorders and cleft palate; and the consultation of communication augmentation systems.
    • Reviews and assesses each referral for Speech Therapy services.
    • Accurately selects appropriate evaluation tools.
    • Thorough evaluates each patient's current level of function.
    • Critically analyze evaluation results and determines a plan of care, which includes treatment options, treatment priorities, short-term and long-term goals, precautions, schedule and frequency for each patient.
    • Effectively teaches and instructs the patient, dependent upon his/her level of understanding, about patient's mutual responsibility in implementing the plan of care.
    • Consistently collaborates with patient to determine treatment effectiveness, alteration in patient's attitude/behavior, and comprehension of treatment program.
    • Provides accurate, complete and timely documentation related to each patient according to hospital guidelines and to third party payer requirements.
    • Accurately records results of Speech Therapy evaluations.

    Qualifications

    • Maine State Licensure
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent composition skills

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