Community Rehabilitation Hospital South is a 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the south side of Indianapolis, a patient-focused, specialized rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a loss of function due to an injury or illness such as brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, burns, amputation and multiple trauma.
The Speech Language Pathologist evaluates, plans, and provides therapy for speech, language, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders.
The following functions describe the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform all of these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.
Selects, administers, and adapts appropriate evaluations upon receipt of referral from
Interprets results of initial evaluation, determines appropriate patient goals, and
develops treatment plan.
Modifies treatment plan as needed and utilizes appropriate treatment techniques.
Completes patient documentation and department paperwork within given time
Counsels and instructs patient and/or family in specific techniques, current status, and
Prepares, presents, and/or attends in-services or other continuing education activities.
Participates in departmental operations and development/implementation of new
Establishes and maintains a safe environment conducive to effective team functioning,
positive patient outcomes and personal safety.
Performs patient care activities safely and accurately according to age specific criteria.
Uses verbal/nonverbal communications skills that promote effective team functioning
and foster patient/staff interactions.
Maintains the philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the hospital,
division, and department.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Completion of schooling, completion of Clinical Fellowship,
Inpatient Rehabilitation experience preferred
REQUIRED EDUCATION: Master's Degree from an ASHA accredited college or university
in Speech Pathology
REQUIRED LICENSE: Indiana State Licensure, Certificate of Clinical Competence
(CCC) Required, or be a candidate for CCC through completion of Clinical Fellowship
Knowledgeable in anatomy/physiology, evaluation and therapy, theoretical concepts
and techniques, current materials and technological advances, and new professional trends
Ability to effectively provide quality service to impaired individuals
Ability to communicate effectively with staff, peers, patients, families, physicians, and
all internal/external customers
Basic understanding of the behaviors, developmental needs, physical needs, emotional needs, and comfort of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient
Ability to lift/transfer patients or treatment supply items without restriction
Upper extremity strength and manual dexterity needed for writing, treatment modalities,
and equipment operation
Job : Speech Language Pathologist. Primary Location : IN-Greenwood-Community Rehabilitation Hospital South Organization : 4089 - Community Rehabilitation Hospital South