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Speech Therapy Assistant (PT/FT) - Fort Worth (Healthcare & Medical)
Fort Worth, TX 76006
Recruited by: Mollie Herrera | Corporate Recruiter | THERAPY 2000 See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: THERAPY 2000
  • Industry: Healthcare & Medical
  • Compensation: to be determined
  • Expires: Feb 09, 2019
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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Pediatric Assistant Speech Language Pathologist
REPORTS TO: Supervising Speech Language Therapist or Divisional Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
JOB OVERVIEW: The Pediatric Assistant Speech Language Pathologist is a qualified, licensed individual who skillfully implements a physician ordered speech-language therapy care plan as planned, delegated and supervised by the Supervising Certified Clinical Competent Speech Language Pathologist. Patient visits are predominately performed in private residence for home health care agency.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• Completes a minimum number of visits defined by the agency
• Implements treatment plan as instructed by the supervising Speech-Language Pathologist
• Instructs patients, their families and other members of the health team in regards to therapy procedures
• Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status to the supervising Speech Language Pathologist and the appropriate team person
• Records relevant treatment data in accordance with agency standards and completes and submits all documentation in a timely manner
• Assists the supervising Speech-Language Pathologist in preparation for patient care conferences and communicates with other members of the home health team to facilitate coordination of patient care
• Participates in staff development and in-service education with the agency to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills, etc.
• Performs all duties in compliance with agency policies and procedures. Adheres to all rules, regulations, code of ethics, guidelines and codes in federal, state and local laws which are concerned with the practice of speech language pathology
• May be required to meet with supervisor, technical support personnel, staffing personnel, or other support staff as needed to maintain therapy standards and patient care.
• Incidental time is a part of the job responsibilities which includes, but not limited to, patient chart updates, patient notes and call logs, performance reviews, supervisory meetings, and drive time to patient’s home.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate with a bachelor degree from an accredited school program in speech-language pathology
• Currently licensed to practice as a Speech Therapy Assistant in the state of Texas
• Relevant clinical experience with focus working with pediatrics’ developmental delays
• Must be physically and legally able to operate a vehicle
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.
A review of this position description may have excluded some of the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisors.