Provides diagnostic and treatment interventions to assigned patient population to improve the patient's speech-language, oral/facial musculature and structure, cognitive skills, voice, fluency, breathing and/or swallowing abilities to maximum potential. The Speech-Language Pathologist will provide this treatment per physician's order and coordinate therapeutic activities with the patient, caregiver and other health care disciplines. The Speech-Language Pathologist will work as part of the interdisciplinary team, including participation in an Aerodigestive team.
Experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist seeing an inpatient and outpatient caseload
Experience with treating patients with dysphagia
Ability to both evaluate and treat patients with dysphagia
Experience in the evaluation and treatment of complex pediatric feeding evaluation, treatment, home program and post-NICU care
Experience in infant/pediatric VFSS/MBSS procedures, interpretation and treatment planning
Experience in feeding evaluation and neuroprotective treatment as a member of a NICU team
Internal Number: 19003128
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