Speech Language Pathologist - FT Days-St. Lukes Rehab Hospital-C at Kindred Healthcare
Chesterfield, Missouri 63017

Job Description

Posted Date

17 April, 2012

The staff Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP/CCC) coordinates the Speech/Language Pathology care for a patient population of primarily adolescent, adult and geriatric persons who are acutely ill and have medically complex needs which result in mobility and activities of daily living deficits. The Speech/Language Pathologist accurately assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate speech/language pathology interventions; provides patient and family teaching; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional speech/language pathology practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.  These functions are carried out according to Hospital policy, Hospital mission statement, Performance Improvement plan, and the philosophy of the Therapy Department.  The Speech/Language Pathologist participates in performance improvement and program development activities.  Responsibilities include providing input into hospital budgetary planning process; contributing to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the Therapy Department; and maintaining positive relations with all stakeholders.

 

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Manager of Rehab Services.

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Kindred Healthcare

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