The Speech & Language Pathologist evaluates, plans, and administers medically prescribed speech and language therapy treatment to clients. The Speech Pathologist diagnoses and treats speech, language, voice and swallowing disorders. Through the use of physical and functional assessments, level of dysfunction is identified; plan of care is determined and documented. Implements care plan through the use of evidenced based modalities and skilled interventions to increase patients’ ability to achieve mutually established functional goals. The incumbent coordinates clinical test results with other diagnostic data, provides prognosis, develops treatment plan, and provides patient and family education.
The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.