Speech Therapist

Location: Lancaster, CA
Date Posted: 03-17-2017
Summary:
 

Responsible for providing a full range of speech-language pathology services including identification, assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.

Responsibilities:

1. Use written and oral tests, as well as special instruments, to diagnose the nature and extent of impairment and to record and analyze speech, language, and swallowing irregularities;
2. Provide comprehensive and compassionate therapy services in a sub-acute/skilled nursing facility setting
3. Treatment may focus on increasing intelligibility of speech, using alternative or augmentative devices to facilitate better communication of wants and needs, addressing cognitive functioning, and improving swallowing safety through oral exercises and diet texture modification.
4. Conduct screening and testing, obtains diagnostic information, analyzes information and makes recommendations regarding programs and services
5. Screen referrals for functional speech performance.
Job Type: Full-time
 
Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited SLP Program
  • Current state license as a Speech Language Pathologist / SLP
 
 
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