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OP Speech Language Pathologist
SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST DUTIES AND RESPON SIBILITIES
CLINICAL SERVICE (100%)
Indepe ndently maintains a clinical caseload in designated clinical area
Provides evidence based evaluation and trea tment to diverse, medically challenging patient populations
Provides quality service delivery techniques that facilitate optimum services to meet patient needs being sensitive to pat ient's age, social, cultural, educational and vocational background
Completes required documentation accuratel y and within the designated time frame which may include report writing, billing, and/ or professional education database
Works collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team aswell as with Department colleagues to promote best care of the patient< /span>
Participates in the peer review proces s
Participates in performance improvem entinitiatives within assigned work area under the supervision of Clinic alCoordinator
Takes initiative to rema in current in clinical practice through lectures, literature, and other educational opportunities
Organizes da ily schedule to prioritize responsibilities including the integration of meetings, responsibilities, or tasks into schedule without negative impa ct on patient care or productivity
Mai ntains confidentiality pertaining topatient care and all Departmental p olicies and procedures
Keeps ClinicalC oordinator informed of activities, problems, and/or accomplishments
Functions in a self-directed manner and takes ownership to manage self and work including responsibility for actin tains professional demeanor and is responsible for quality care in allon s and accountability for results
Responds promptly to commun ication (e.g., e-mail, pages and phone messages)
Uses technology (e.g., computer skills) to meet job requireme nts
Maintains productivity standards span>
Completes clinical privileges consisten t with job responsibilities and personal development plan
Performs duties/ tasks/ assignments as directed tosu pport Department goals or needs
Meets all PEP expectations and follows all Department policies and procedures< /span>
Meets and adheres to ASHA, state licen sure board and Department clinical practice guidelines
Required Qualificati ons
Education:Graduate of an accredite d program in Speech Language Pathology with a Master's degree
Experience:Previous medical setting experience preferred, although other relevant clinical experience consid ered
and/or Certification :Current NC licensure to practice Speech Language Patholog y & current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech / Language Pathology
and Abilities:Candidates must:< /p>
-Possess a skill foundation for clinical services withinthei r assigned work area
-Demonstrate effective organizat ion and communication skills
Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program.
Previous medical setting experience preferred, although other relevant clinical experience considered.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
-- Certificateof Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology issued by ASHA -- NC License in Speech Language Pathology issued by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists -- Temporary License in Speech Language Pathology issued by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists
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