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Speech Language Pathologist

companyBlue Stone Therapy
locationCorydon, IA 50060, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Description:

Blue Stone Therapy is certified as a Great Place to Work!

Blue Stone Therapy was founded in 2009 and provides contract physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology to communities in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Our focus is to deliver optimal, individualized rehabilitation by highly skilled professional therapists while developing long-term partnerships between our staff and the communities they serve.

Are you passionate about enhancing lives? We are seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our team!

As a Speech Language Pathologist, you will be responsible for directly participating in the evaluation, care plan development, and delivery of treatment interventions and services related to swallowing disorders, dysphagia, and communication disorders, in accordance with state practice guidelines. This position provides direct patient care to primarily adult and geriatric patients.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides screenings and evaluations to determine requirements for skilled speech therapy intervention relative to patient’s prior level of function. This includes but is not limited to the following areas: swallowing disorders, dysphagia, and communication disorders.
  • Develops and implements treatment plans that focus on functional and measurable outcomes, based on physicians' orders and adheres to professional standards of practice.
  • Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.
  • Collaborate with, coordinate, and participate in training programs for community staff, patients, families, and rehabilitation staff.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement activities.

Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Successful completion of an accredited Speech Language Pathology program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Compassionate and patient-centered approach to care.

License and Certification:

  • Current valid Speech Language Pathologist license to practice in appropriate state.

Blue Stone Therapy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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