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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: TMC
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:

Are you a Speech Language Pathologist? Ask me about our.$5000* Sign on Bonus!

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If you are looking for an opportunity where you can see your career grow and be part of something incredible, TMC is the place for you. We take pride in offering growth opportunities as we seek leadership within our current teams. TMC is also committed to a culture of caring, not just for those we serve, but for our own team members.

Your career with us means:

Flexible Scheduling
Rate Range $33-45/hr.
13 Days of PTO and 6 Paid Holidays.
Internal Growth and Leadership Opportunities.
Mental Wellbeing Support Program.
Health, Dental, and Vision.
Retirement benefits (including 401k company match).

With TMC, Speech Language Pathologists don't just make a living; they make a difference. Come be part of something bigger than a job!

Responsibilities:

As a Speech-Language Pathologist, you hold a vital role in diagnosing, treating, and managing communication and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages. Your expertise encompasses a wide range of skills aimed at improving speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, and swallowing abilities. Here is an outline of the primary responsibilities of a Speech-Language Pathologist:

Assessment and Diagnosis: Conduct comprehensive evaluations to assess speech, language, voice, fluency, and swallowing disorders in individuals with communication impairments. Speech-Language Pathologists use standardized assessments, clinical observations, and diagnostic tools to identify the nature and severity of communication challenges and formulate accurate diagnoses.
Treatment Planning and Intervention: Develop individualized treatment plans tailored to the specific needs and goals of each patient. Speech-Language Pathologists design therapy sessions that incorporate evidence-based techniques and strategies to address speech production, language comprehension and expression, social communication skills, voice quality, and swallowing function.
Therapeutic Interventions: Implement a variety of therapeutic interventions to improve communication and swallowing abilities. This may include articulation drills, language exercises, cognitive-communication tasks, voice therapy techniques, fluency shaping strategies, and management protocols. Speech-Language Pathologists provide personalized instruction and feedback to support skill development and functional improvement.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC): Assess the need for and implement AAC systems and devices to support individuals with severe communication impairments. Speech-Language Pathologists collaborate with patients, families, and caregivers to select and customize AAC solutions that enhance communication and participation in daily activities.
Dysphagia Management: Evaluate and treat swallowing disorders (dysphagia) through a combination of clinical assessments, therapeutic exercises, compensatory strategies, diet modifications, and swallowing rehabilitation techniques. Speech-Language Pathologists play a key role in ensuring safe and efficient swallowing function to prevent aspiration and improve nutritional intake.
Qualifications:

Qualifications:

Masters Degree in an accredited Speech Language Pathology program
Current license/certification in the state of practice

Keywords: CCC-SLP, Clinical, Therapy Language Disorder, Articulation, Aphasia, Swallowing Rehabilitation, Cognitive-Communication, Fluency.

TMC is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: TMC, Shreveport , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Shreveport, Louisiana

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