Summary: Adhering to the principles consistent with Speech-Language Pathology for the evaluation and treatment of delays and conditions of individuals ages birth-geriatrics.
Treats individuals, ages birth-geriatrics, within a clinic setting, who have been referred for speech-language therapy.
Adheres to the services in accordance with the measurable result/outcome/goal, frequency, duration, beginning and end dates outlined in the Treatment of Plan Care.
Adheres to documentation standards established by Personalized Therapy and submits all session notes, outcome summaries and other reports as deemed necessary in a timely manner.
Maintains a patient visit schedule consistent with the needs of the families and company guidelines, while eliminating unnecessary travel.
Works to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.
Works with the child's family/caregiver(s) to provide strategies they can work on to address the individual's delay(s).
Provide aural rehabilitation for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing
Provide augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for individuals with severe expressive and/or language comprehension disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder or progressive neurological disorders.
Work with people who don't have speech, language, or swallowing disorders, but want to learn how to communicate more effectively (e.g., work on accent modification or other forms of communication enhancement).
Treats individuals of all race, creed, gender, and disability without bias or prejudice.
Respects and understands the child/family's right to services and right to involvement in service decisions.
Practices ethical responsibility based on cultural, ethnic and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law.
Prepares and submits reports, assuring confidentiality and following all HIPPA guidelines.
Attends meetings as required.
Communicates effectively with other members of the multidisciplinary team.
Keeps abreast of new techniques and trends in the field of Speech-Language Pathology.
Attends conventions, meetings, or special courses whenever possible and to share with the clinic personnel information gained.
Prepares and gives talks to community groups and participates in community outreach events in support of Personalized Therapy's mission, as requested.
Maintains good public relations with all community sources.
Plans for future improvement in procedures and organization of the program.
Holds current license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Maryland.
Current (or ability to obtain) First Aid and CPR/BLS Card (infant/child).
Criminal background check cleared.
Valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and documentation skills.
Ability to troubleshoot; strong sense of decision making and judgement; action oriented; approachable.
Team player and effective at building and fostering teamwork as well as maintain composure when dealing with conflict; thoughtful of others; courteous.
Active listening skills and able to adapt to change.
Effectively manages time and manages priorities.
SLP may be required to travel between all 3 clinics if required (Charles, St. Marys, Calvert).