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Parkview Health Speech Pathologist in Wabash, Indiana

Summary

Diagnoses speech/language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders by selecting and administering appropriate test and measures; evaluates results, degree of severity and prognosis; formulates and administers a treatment plan; interprets testing and treatment to staff, patient and family; determines need for referral to other specialists and/or agencies; maintains proper records and reports.

Education

Must have a Master's degree in Speech Pathology.

Licensure/Certification

Must be a licensed Speech Pathologist in the State of Indiana, with ASHA certification preferred; or be licensed as a Clinical Fellow in his/her Clinical Fellowship year by the State of Indiana. A Clinical Fellow (CFY) must be assigned to an Indiana State licensed/ASHA certified Speech Pathologist. If employee is a CFY, she/he must obtain state licensure within 18 months of initiation of the CFY. Must have a certification in CPR by the American Heart or Red Cross Association and maintain certification on a yearly basis.

Experience

Must have at least one year experience working within hospital setting or at a center where clinical contact consisted of a variety of speech/language disturbances occurring in both children and adults; obtained within the previous year. In lieu of previous work experience, must have verification of extensive supervised graduate clinical experience in evaluation and treatment of neurogenic communicative disorders in adults with completion of hospital or rehab center affiliation/internship of at least 8 weeks.

Other Qualifications

Must be able to lift 50 pounds; 100 pounds shared lifting. Must demonstrate knowledge of diagnostic testing instruments currently in use relative to speech/language disorders in children and adults.

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