Speech Language Pathologist

09 Jun 2024

The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for theimplementation of speech/language pathology services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs assessment(s) of patient’s communication,oral-motor integrity, cognitive status, memory and problem-solving abilities,hearing and speech fluency and quality

Assesses home environment (as appropriate) and identifiesequipment needs relative to speech/language function

Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a planof care in coordination with the physician to address speech, language, hearingand other functional disorders

Administers speech therapy program utilizing specializedtherapeutic techniques and/or equipment

Instructs patient, caregiver, and other members of thehealth team regarding their roles in speech therapy

Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated

Recommends hearing tests by audiologist as necessary

Prepares and submits clinical progress summary notes basedon the attainment of goals

Instructs patient, family/caregiver, and other health carepersonnel in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated

Performs other duties as required to facilitate the deliveryof speech language pathology services

Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services,and refers as appropriate

Complies with accepted professional standards and practices,and maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice andtheory

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Meets the education and experience requirements for aCertificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology

Must hold a degree from an accredited school ofSpeech-Language Pathology?

Current licensure or certification as a Speech LanguagePathologist in the state of assignment?

One year of prior professional Speech Language Pathologyexperience preferred?

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • ID: #51872344
  • State: Florida Ftlauderdale 00000 Ftlauderdale USA
  • City: Ftlauderdale
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-06-09
  • Deadline: 2024-08-09
  • Category: Et cetera