Speech Therapist - Seasonal 12 Weeks
- Location: Baton Rouge, LA
- Posted: May 20, 2019
Seasonal 12 Weeks- October 1st - December 27th
JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION Plans and implements specific treatment programs for assigned patients according to the principles and practices of speech therapy. Examines, tests and administers treatments for patients with speech disorders. Evaluates patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech disorders. Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team. Job is performed appropriately for the age population served as defined in the departments scope of service.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to:
1. Completes patient assessments and treatments.
Assesses patient, plans and implements treatment, periodically evaluates patient's progress toward goals and documents patient related assessments and treatments.
Plans and implements treatment programs based on evaluation results, discharge goals, and interdisciplinary team patient goals.
Provides patient and family teaching, including specific exercise and motor learning to improve strength, endurance, coordination, self-care training, and sensory stimulation. Provides home programs.
Adapts environment to facilitate patient's progress.
Utilizes technology effectively to maximize patient gains.
2. Documents Care Provided
Documents patient records, billing procedures, and productivity management, as required, adhering to department documentation standards in patient care.
3. Promotes Team Approach
SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
Louisiana State licensure required.
ASHA CCC or CFY Preferred.