Speech Therapist Flexi Days Shelby BMC Alabaster AL
Shelby Baptist Med Ctr
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Mental Health/Social Services
Internal Number: 2105027500
Evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of speech language pathology. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member providing patient assessment/re-assessment, direct patient care, and individualized care planning/implementation. Works with neonatal through geriatric patients with clinical competency, as applicable. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period.
Responds to physician orders for physical therapy. Administers and interprets tests and measurements of patients. Reviews patient charts and progress prior to treatment and modifies treatment plan accordingly. Develops functional goals based on patient and/or family expectations. Develops, improves and restores cognitive skills, language comprehension, and language expression skills through comprehensive assessment and testing. Seeks clarification of physician orders as needed.
Required: Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders
Preferred:competency in performing modified barium swallow exams
Required: State License and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA
Job: Speech Therapy
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Shelby Baptist Med Ctr
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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