Delta Health Alliance
  • MS, USA
  • Negotiable based on applicant's education & experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

All full-time benefits including, but not limited to, medical/dental/vision/life/disabiity insurance, 401(k) insurance, annual/medical leave


JOB PURPOSE - Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Allied Health, the speech therapist will administer hearing speech and language evaluations,tests and examinations to patients. This individual will evaluate hearing, speech/language tests results and medical background to diagnose and plan treatment.

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES - The speech therapist will develop, implement and monitor treatment plans for patient problems such as stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders or voice problems and adjust treatments accordingly. The thereapist will document the initial evaluation, treatment, progress and discharge of patients. Instruct patients in communication techniques and teach speech, muscle and breathing exercises.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Minimum qualifications for this position are a master's degree in speech/language therapy and a minimum of four years of related experience. Mississippi State Department of Health Speech-Language Pathologist license, including the Clinic Competence Certificate and American Speech/Hearing Association Certification is required. Excellent communication skills.  Experience within a clinical environment is a plus.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE -  

  1. Identify the speech and/or communication difficulty or disorder of patient.
  2. Asses the cause and nature of the problem.
  3. Devise and deliver a suitable treatment program to enable each patient to improve as much as possible.
  4. Review and revise treatment plan, as appropriate.
  5. Monitor and evaluate patient's progress.
  6. Advise patient caregivers on assistance in treatment plan.
  7. Manage a caseload of clients while taking into account priority cases, successful outcomes, referrals and discharges of patients.
  8. Work within team environment to improve effectiveness of service delivery.
  9. Other duties as assigned.
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