Speech Therapist - PRN
The Speech Therapist plans, administers, and coordinates speech therapy treatments to patients of various age groups in order to maximize their potential physical functioning. Performs Modified Barium Swallow evaluations in conjunction with the Radiology department. Contributes to the development of speech therapy policies, setting of standards, and revision of procedures as needed. Works closely with family members to assure achievement of goals and continuity of care. Provides documentation of patient evaluations, progress, reassessments and modification of goals and treatments as needed. This position is under the Therapy Services Director.
Graduate of an accredited Speech Therapy Program with a Master’s degree.
May be a new graduate, but prefer 1 to 2 years of staff ST experience. Desirable skills include proficiency in written and verbal communication, proficiency with computerized documentation, and the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public. Experience/competency with cognitive and Modified Barium Swallow studies needed. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Licensed or eligible for license in the State of New Mexico. Must hold a Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).