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Speech Therapist - Mid Coast Hospital

Mid Coast Parkview Health | Brunswick, ME 04011

Mid Coast Parkview Health
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.

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.
  • Must be able to perform modified barrium swallow studies as needed.


Qualifications

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



Job Code: 2019-3150
Posted On: 06/17/192019-06-17
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare
Job Status: Part Time
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