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SoutheastHEALTH Speech Pathologist in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Speech Pathologist

Clinical Professional Cape Girardeau, Missouri Speech Therapy Per Diem

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Description

Day ShiftAssess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, fluency and swallowing disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech, language, voice, fluency or swallowing disordersBegin

  • Evaluate speech, language, fluency, voice and swallowing (including Modified Barium Swallow studies) and interpret test results in conjunction with physician

  • Establish treatment plan and goals based on evaluation findings

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of initial evaluation, patient progress notes and discharge summaries

  • Instruct patients and families in techniques for more effective communication as well as alternative and augmentative communication methods

  • Provide exercises to improve strength and control of the tongue, pharyngeal and facial muscles to improve speech accuracy and swallowing safety

  • Effectively collaborate with other healthcare personnel

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Become

  • Graduate of a university program with a Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology

  • Valid Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or Clinical Fellowship candidate

  • Current licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist in the State of Missouri

  • BCLS certification

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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