Responsible for providing clinical and professional leadership within the Department. Responsible for the evaluation, reevaluation, development, and implementation of a plan of care. Additionally, our Speech-Language Pathologist, maintains and documents productivity standards set by the Rehabilitative Services Director. Records daily patient documentation, statistics, and charges according to departmental standards. Develops a Plan of Care outlining area of deficit, target activity, context, assistance needed, functional, realistic and measurable goal(s) and/or status ongoing goal(s). Recommends and provides treatment based upon medical, clinical, functional, and observational findings. Follows TRAAC. Initiates, documents, & prepares the patient/family for discharge at the time of the evaluation based on maximum potential and/or when benefit of therapy is reached. Continually documents active &supportive education with the patient, parents, and others concerned, regarding progress, problems, home programs, and other issues related to the therapeutic process. Maintains ongoing continuing education to maintain professional licensure and clinical excellence. Supervises Assistants, Rehabilitation Aides, and others (i.e., interns/students) according to experience.