Speech Lang Pathologist PT Rehab in Noblesville, IN at Riverview Health

Date Posted: 6/16/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Level of Education
    • Minimum: Master of Speech Language Pathology
  • Level of Experience
    • Minimum: 0 Years Clinical Experience as a Speech Language Pathologist
    • Preferred: 2 Years Clinical Experience as a Speech Language Pathologist
  • State Issued License - Yes
  • CPR - Yes
  • ACLS - N/A
  • PALS - N/A
  • Type of Specialty Certification or other Licensure, if required: - American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence

Job Requirements

  • Plan, organize and administer medically prescribed speech therapy program for patients suffering from speech and language, swallowing, or cognitive disorders, to restore function and prevent disability.  Help patients reach their maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.
  • Review physician's prescription, patient's condition and medical records to determine speech therapy treatment required.
  • Test and measure patient's speech and language, and record findings to identify a therapy diagnosis and develop or revise a comprehensive plan of care.
  • Plan and prepare a written evaluation report and treatment program based on evaluation of patient data.
  • Develop and update an appropriate plan of care in collaboration with the patient and family related to the patient's age and lifestyle with measurable long and short term goals and a defined discharge plan.
  • Follow evidence-based treatment protocols and record daily treatments.
  • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages, adjust treatment to achieve maximum benefit, and prepare written progress reports.
  • Evaluate the learning needs and capabilities of patients and family members, and initiate patient and family education in a timely manner relative to age, length of stay, readiness to learn, and emotional status.
  • Confer with referring physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, communicate revisions in treatment program, and integrate speech therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care.
  • Maintain confidentiality of personal protected information.
  • Discharge patient when goals have been met or medical necessity no longer warrants skilled therapy intervention, and prepare a written discharge report.
  • Establish provisions for continuing services and follow-up as needed.
  • Consistently meet patient care productivity standard as established by department.
  • Complete and submit patient billing information.
  • Complete all documentation in a timely manner.
  • Orient, instruct, direct, and supervise work activities of support personnel, including rehab aides, speech language pathologist students, and volunteers as appropriate and available.
  • Participate in referral development, marketing, policy and procedure development, and performance improvement initiatives related to speech therapy.
  • Plan and conduct lectures and training programs on speech therapy and related topics for co-workers, medical staff, students, and community groups.
  • Comply with all applicable policies and procedures, including, but not limited to all departmental and functional policies and procedures, maintain acceptable attendance records, arrive for duty punctually, and follow dress code.
  • Attend mandatory inservice education programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.