Responsible for applying principles, methods, and procedures for the prevention, identification, evaluation, treatment, consultation, habilitation, rehabilitation, instruction, and research, relative to the development and disorders of human communication; to related oral and pharyngeal competencies; and to behavior related to disorders of human communication. Professional responsibilities include: interpretation of the practitioner’s referral; provision of the initial assessment of the patient; identification of and documentation of precautions, special problems, contraindications; development of a treatment plan including the long/short terms goals; implementation of or directing implementation of the treatment plan; delegation of appropriate tasks; direction and supervision of support staff in a manner appropriate for the patient’s individual needs; reassessment of the patient in reference to goals, and when necessary, modification of the treatment plan; documentation and billing is completed accurately and timely; collaboration with members of the health care team as appropriate. The speech language pathologist shall assume the responsibility for assessing the patient, identifying the level of acuity of illness, planning the patient’s treatment program, and implementing and directing the program.
Require current Florida Speech Language Pathologist (SLP).
Prefer Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience.
Preferred License and Certs:
Basic Life Support
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