Chesterfield, MO, United States
Speech Language Pathologist Student (Full Time)
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist, the Speech Language Pathologist Student organizes and provides speech-language services for the agency to facilitate rehabilitation. He/she directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance with supervision. Also, the Speech Language Pathologist Student facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for communication and swallowing, to diminish or remediate disorders or deficits. He/she directs activities to promote and maintain health, within the scope of practice and consistent with the Code of Ethics of the profession.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student will follow all GRS policy and procedures outlined in the on-boarding and orientation process.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student will be aware of state licensure requirements and professional standards related to supervising support personnel with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of rehab services; adherence to an established plan of care, department and patient(s)' schedule, and timely documentation of services with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other related meetings with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student makes referrals to other disciplines, agencies in order to address the comprehensive needs of the patient with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student consults with other members of the rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate therapeutic regimen consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student adapts program and/or plan of care according to the needs of the individual patient with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student promotes a safe environment and enforces the elimination of fire and safety hazards with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student orders supplies and equipment as necessary with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student puts Patient Service first, ensuring that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individual's needs and rights with supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
Under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist, the Speech Language Pathologist Student screens, examines and evaluates patients, including history, systems review, and application of appropriate tests and measures, synthesis information and interprets examination findings in order to establish a diagnosis, identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement and the time required to achieve it, identify precautions/contraindications and design and plan of care. Develops appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers, implements the speech language pathology treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services with supervision. Services include but are not limited to application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as:
oral motor skills
The Speech Language Pathologist Student coordinates the acquisition of adaptive communication devices and instructs patients in their use with supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student facilitates identification of hearing deficits and appropriately refers for assessment, diagnosis rehabilitation and/or personal amplification with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student selects appropriate activities suited to the individual's physical and mental capacity, intelligence level and interest with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student instructs patient in the skills and techniques required for participation in therapeutic activities, and evaluates patient progress, attitudes and behavior as related to rehabilitative potential with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student performs routine reexamination as needed/required to modify/progress plan of treatment with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
The Speech Language Pathologist Student performs other related duties as required with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
Upholds the GRS Promises:
I will always act with integrity and honesty, and expect others to do the same. I will ensure my actions comply with the standards set forth by our Policies and Procedures Manuals and the Employee Handbook.
I will treat others in the way I would like to be treated. I will appreciate and respect others' beliefs, and I will cherish our diversity.
I will take responsibility for myself in my actions and my quality of work. I will hold others to those same standards.
be actively engaged
I will make a conscious effort to be an active part of our community. I will check email and RehabCentral regularly to keep up-to-date on important information. I will be aware of the numerous resources available to me as an employee.
take pride in my work & my company
I will be proud of the work I've done each and every day. I will always represent my company in a positive, professional manner both inside and outside of work.
I understand that change is a necessary part of life. I will approach change with a positive attitude and will work with my team members to overcome any obstacles associated with change.
I will communicate in an appropriate, professional and timely manner. I will strive to be an active listener by making an effort to hear not just the words another person is saying but, more impor¬tantly, understand the total message being conveyed.
strive for excellence
I will continuously work to grow and develop myself as an employee. I will ask for assistance if I need it, and I will be open to receiving feedback from my manager.
I will contribute to a positive work environment where my team members and I enjoy coming to work and celebrating each other's successes.
JOB SKILLS: 1. Good organizational and time management skills. 2. Good verbal and written communication skills.
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