Speech-Language Pathologist I
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Speech-Language Pathologist provides professional and comprehensive
care. Activities of this position are patient focused and utilize
assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in accordance
with physical therapy standards, physician orders, and governing
policies and procedures.
(20%)* Evaluates the patient's function by performing
formal/informal testing measures to determine the skeletal,
neurological, respiratory, cardiovascular status, developmental,
social, and cognitive functions.
(20%)* Develops a goal specific treatment regime based on
assessment data and the patient's tolerance to carry-out the
treatment plan as prescribed.
(20%)* Submits a written treatment regime to be included as part of
the plan of treatment authorized by and coordinated with the
physician. Updates plan of care as needed to reflect changes in
patient status. Co-signs verbal orders received by occupational
therapist assistant as necessary.
(20%)* Devises a schedule of treatment, which is frequency and
duration specific to be discussed with patient/family/caregiver and
coordinated with clinical support staff.
(20%)* Educates patient, family, and/or caregiver regarding
pathology or condition, patient alternatives, prognosis, and
rationale for treatment through forms of rest, exercise,
modalities, and other indicated interventions.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Educates patient, family, and/or caregiver regarding pathology or
condition, patient alternatives, prognosis, and rationale for
treatment through forms of rest, exercise, modalities, and other
Provides supervision for CFY-Speech Language Pathologist, Home
Health Aides and students per affiliate and regulatory
Recommends adaptive/supportive equipment based on assessment;
contacts appropriate representative and/or supplier to place order
and assists in securing equipment for patient.
Documents the patient/family/caregiver response to treatment and
changes in patient condition per affiliate documentation policies
and/or standards and in compliance with regulatory agencies.
Completes daily documentation necessary for billing procedures per
affiliate policy and in compliance with regulatory agencies
Provides treatment intervention and demonstrates competence to
facilitate or restore optimal functioning specific to therapist's
patient care area.
Educates patient/family/caregiver in home education program using
relevant and effective teaching methods.
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication with all
internal and external customers to maximize quality of patient care
including coordination with interdisciplinary team members.
Promotes education and development among staff, students, and other
health care providers using relevant and effective teaching
methods. Promotes process improvement. Assists with program
Participates in team conferences and interdisciplinary meetings as
Promote speech language pathology within MyMichigan Health and
service area, participating in and providing community
Function as case manager for assigned cases.
Demonstrates commitment to MyMichigan Health and specific affiliate
mission as evidenced by customer service, quality of service, and
Provides speech language pathology services to MidMichigan
Affiliates as needed to assist with patient coverage for continuity
of patient care.
Other duties as assigned.
MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees
need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows. An employee
may be required to participate in further learning opportunities
offered by MyMichigan Health.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Masters Degree required.
Michigan Board Speech Language Pathology Licensure required.
Current Certificate of Clinical Competence granted by the American
Speech, Language, Hearing Association required. Licensure in the
State of Michigan required effective 12-7-13.
Basic Life Support required.
Successful completion of MyMichigan Health and affiliate specific
orientation. Successful completion of new hire competency.
Interpersonal skills needed for effective verbal and written
communication in the English language to interact with people
individually and in a group at all levels.
Ability to work independently, demonstrating problem solving and
organizational skills, time management skills and initiative.
Must follow MyMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as
Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is
required and must be completed annually according to the Exposure
Ability to work where employee may be exposed to communicable
diseases. Ability to use personal protective equipment
Ability to perform essential job functions with reasonable
Ability to demonstrate and teach selected treatment routines to
appropriate professional and non-professional individuals.
Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Speech-Language Pathologist I, Other , Midland, Michigan
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