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.
ResponsibilitiesResponds 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: CA State License and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.