Iberia Medical Center
Under the general Supervision of the Director of Rehab Services the Staff ST will be responsible for administration, management and direct application of Speech/Language Pathology treatments and modalities as prescribed by a referring physician in the hospital’s inpatient, and outpatient settings. The Staff ST evaluates, plans, directs and treats all patients referred to speech/language Pathology. Provides treatments to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury. Assists patients to obtain maximum performance and function in society while learning to live a routine "normal” life within the constraints of their disability. Participates in performance improvement activities within the department and hospital. Assures personal competency. Coordinates all scheduling of patient visits for speech pathology evaluation and treatment. Participates in infection control, safety and educational programs, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Minimum of a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology from an approved school.
Current valid SLP Licensure in Louisiana, or a temporary permit granted by state board.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Successful completion of long term clinical rotations in inpatient and outpatient environments from an accredited ST school, or one year of recent experience in inpatient or outpatient practice.
knowledge of ST delivery throughout patient lifespan, neonate through geriatric.
Knowledge of outpatient therapy services including delivery of modalities.
Knowledge of acute Speech Therapy for inpatient services.
Proficient in inpatient swallowing evaluation and treatment procedures.