Speech Language Pathologist (Spanish Bilingual)



Speech Language Pathologist (Spanish Bilingual)

Speech Language Pathologist (Spanish Bilingual).

Description:Provides direct patient care to members having communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing and implementing therapy/treatment programs.Essential Responsibilities:Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws.Administers diagnostic tests and provides individualized treatment to adults and children for a variety of communication disorders, voice and swallowing impairment and neurological defects.Advises physicians of test results and subsequently recommends and implements appropriate treatments.Monitors status of results and collaborates with physicians when altering treatment program.Serves as a consultant on interdisciplinary teams.Serves as a clinical expert in specialized areas such as pediatric speech, traumatic brain injury, etc.Trains CFY candidates.Ensures compliance with TJC, federal, state, and local requirements.May participate in the development of department policies and procedures.Develops protocols and treatment programs within specialized areas.Develops and presents in service programs in area of specialty.Performs diagnostic clinical swallowing evaluations on a diversified patient population, including adults and children with a wide variety of neurologic and medical diagnosis and surgical histories.Interpret and report the results of evaluations/tests to referring physicians, therapists and other medical staff.Participates in the design and implementation of therapy programs addressing speech/language voice and swallowing problems for a diversified patient population.Documents patients progress; maintains accurate records.Adjusts program to improve effectiveness.Meets client needs and determines further courses of treatment or intervention that may be necessary.Performs diagnostic voice evaluations on a diversified patient population.Interprets and reports results and pro...

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