Speech Pathologist I

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Healthcare $0 to $0 yearly

Job Reference #: 18000863

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
Diagnose and provide clinical services for patients who may or do have a communication disorder.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Select, administer and interpret appropriate diagnostic and/or clinical procedures to provide for differential diagnosis of patients' communication status.
  • Coordinate diagnostic results with those from other professions, such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information.
  • Plan, direct, conduct or participate in habilitative and rehabilitative programs including counseling, guidance and clinical work regarding appropriate modes of communication for a patient.
  • Predict potential benefit to patient from clinical work.
  • Initiate and maintain functional, comprehensive records concerning each patient.
  • Provide information to other professionals regarding status and program needs of patients in order to facilitate continuity of services.
  • Counsel patients, families and others concerning the management of the patient's communication disorder including the social and psychological problems associated with it.
  • Instruct and supervise graduate students in speech pathology and audiology.
  • Train individuals in other professions in speech pathology techniques and procedures.
  • Train, schedule, assign and evaluate work of support staff.
  • Participate in-service training programs in speech pathology and/or related professions.
  • Participate in research to develop diagnostic and remedial techniques and procedures for communication disorders and other research pertaining to communication processes.
  • Salary Range: $52,445 - commensurate
  • A Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology is required.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology issued by the American Boards of Examiners of Speech Pathology and Audiology of the American Speech and Hearing Association or qualifications equivalent to such certification is required.An individual is considered to possess such equivalent qualifications if s/he meets the academic, practicum and supervised experience requirements for certification and has achieved an acceptable score on the National Examination in Speech Pathology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Some (6 months – 1 year) experience in Speech Pathology is required.
  • Experience working with patients who have neurogenic (stroke, brain injury, neoplasms) communication and swallowing disorders is required.
  • Experience performing videofluoroscopic swallow assessments/oropharyngeal motility studies is highly desired.
  • Experience using electronic medical record is highly desired.
  • Experience using and providing alternative and augmentative communication is highly desired.
  • Experience performing flexible fiberoptic endoscopic evaluations of swallowing is desired.
  • Experience evaluating and treating communication and swallowing disorders in adult patients with tracheostomy/mechanical ventilation including tracheostomy speaking valves is desired

Job ID: 65805

Posted 20 days ago

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