Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) – Worcester

  • Company:
    On Time Talent Solutions
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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Speech Language Pathologist SLP Full Time Salary: $70,000 – $80,000 Worcester, MA Speech Language Pathologist Position Summary: On Time Talent is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist in the Worcester area! Assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders in patients within a skilled nursing facility! Work with speech, language, and swallowing disorders result from a variety of causes, such as a stroke, brain injury, hearing loss, developmental delay, a cleft palate, cerebral palsy, or emotional problems. Speech Language Pathologist Qualifications: Graduate from Speech-Language Pathology program Current license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Massachusetts Must meet Clinical Competency requirements Current CPR certification, preferred Ability to travel within 50 minutes of your assigned primary building(s) as needed. Speech Language Pathologist Responsibilities: Communicate with patients to evaluate their levels of speech or language difficulty Determine the extent of communication problems by having a patient complete basic reading and vocalizing tasks or by giving standardized tests Identify treatment options Create and carry out an individualized treatment plan Teach patients how to make sounds and improve their voices Teach alternative communication methods, such as sign language, to patients with little or no speech capability Work with patients to improve their ability to read and write correctly Work with patients to develop and strengthen the muscles used to swallow Counsel patients and families on how to cope with communication disorders