Provide diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies for oral motor, swallowing, cognitive, linguistic, and speech and language disorders in children. Participate in activities and training to promote and attain regulatory compliance at the local, state and federal level.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:
Evaluate young clients and develop a plan of care with associated goals including quantifiable speech and language outcome targets.
Develop, implement, and revise treatment plans for problems such as: stuttering, delayed language, articulation disorders, receptive-expressive language disorders, swallowing disorders, cognitive linguistic disorders and inappropriate pitch & resonance.
Maintain timely, thorough, and confidential documentation of initial evaluation, daily treatment notes, progress notes and discharge notes.
Educate families/caregivers and promote follow through of home exercise programs to assist children in achieving their therapy goals.
Refer families/caregivers to other community resources as needed.
Participate in conferences, training and continuing education to further improve clinical skills.
Collaborate with therapy team and attend team meetings.
Retain the responsibility for all delegated tasks to other licensees and support personnel and ensure proper and adequate supervision of those individuals.
Supervise student fieldwork experiences including: provision of services, record keeping, and other assigned duties.
Assist with and/or carry out routine cleaning, maintenance support operations of the clinic’s physical plant, patient care equipment and supplies in accordance with regulatory standards and EHS policies and procedures.
Comply with the Facility’s Comprehensive Compliance Plan (CCP) which includes but is not limited to: Business & Clinical Operations, Environmental Health & Safety, HIPAA, Human Resources and Code of Conduct as well as all facility policies and procedures and educational requirements associated the CCP.
Comply with all local, state and federal regulations training and instruction requirements as well as any other standards that govern healthcare services provision
A graduate of an approved Speech-Language Pathology program and is eligible for or pursuing a certificate of clinical competence in Speech-Language-Hearing granted by the ASHA
A person licensed to practice Speech-Language Pathology in Indiana
Pediatric experience preferred.
Good time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Internal Number: 001
About Joe's Kids
Joe's Kids is a 501(c)(3) non-profit pediatric rehabilitation clinic in Warsaw, Indiana. Our mission is to help each child reach their full potential and to support and educate their families along the way. We provide physical, occupational and speech therapy services to children with a wide variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to: cerebral palsy, down syndrome, spina bifida, autism, sensory processing disorders and other genetic or developmental disorders.
The AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students