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This position is responsible for providing all aspects of Speech therapy services, including but not limited to screening, examination, evaluation, care planning, treatment implementation, reassessment, discharge planning and education to adults through geriatric patients. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Demonstrate competency in assessment of patient with Speech or swallowing disorder
Perform patient and/or family education and document in the EMR
Collaborate with appropriate disciplines and provide a multidisciplinary approach to patient care
Provide documentation to support delivery of care
Demonstrates the ability to assess patients' speech and/or swallowing difficulty
Performs patient/family education and documentation
Assess patients' medical condition daily prior to treatments to prevent any complications
Collaborate with all other disciplines in rendering a multidisciplinary patient care
Coordinates with radiology dept. to perform MBS in a timely manner
Produces documentation to support the delivery of Speech Therapy