Fairview Health Services
Burnsville, Minnesota, Overview In collaboration with patients and families, the Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice.
This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes.
Patient population is primarily adults.
Responsibilities/Job Description The Speech Language Pathologist partners with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation Gathers pertinent data Performs examination Determines treatment diagnosis Develops an individualized plan of care through collaboration with the patient and family Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks Determines prognosis for recovery Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care Establishes appropriate discharge plan Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention Implements plan of care Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education Documentation/Billing Uses acceptable medical terminology Follows professional practice standards Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards Complies with department billing standards Professional Expectations Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice *Productivity Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity *Quality Improvement Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives Qualifications Required License/Certification/Registration Certification by ASHA and Speech Language Pathology license in the state of Minnesota Eligible for Temporary Minnesota License during Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Active Minnesota Basic Life Support certification Preferred Experience 1+ years Completion of CFY We can recommend jobs specifically for you.
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