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PRN-Speech Therapist-Robertson County

Location:Springfield, TN
Employment Type:Part Time
Department:Nursing
Description:To fulfill the need for in-home speech therapy services to instruct patients in restoring verbal communication.
Duties: - Provides consultation and/or speech pathology services on an intermittent basis for home visits.

- Participates in case conferences and/or team meetings as needed or required to coordinate the care of an individual patient.


- Completes initial and readmission visit for patients admitted for speech therapy and develops a care plan within 48 hours.

- Completes home visits to evaluate patientís disability problems.

- Determines treatment goals, develops treatment plan based upon evaluation results and the physicianís orders.

- Consults with other health care disciplines concerned with the patientís care.

- Instructs the patientís family, or substitute family member concerning those aspects of treatment in which they may work with the patient.

- Conducts ongoing evaluation of the patientís progress in cooperation with health team personnel.

- Reports patientís treatment response to his/her physician and changes treatment plans and goals in accordance with the physicianís orders.



Qualifications:A masterís degree in the area of Speech Pathology or Audiology from an approved educational institution and a license from the State Board and a certificate of Clinical Competence granted by the American Speech Language Hearing Association.


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