Speech language pathologists help patients develop, recover and improve the skills needed for daily living and working. They treat patients through therapeutic use of everyday activities and place a premium on progress towards the patient's goals.
Speech Language Pathologist
Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited University.
License Requirements: Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHA or certificate eligible; Must have passed National Exam by ASHA. Valid Oklahoma State License to Practice Speech Language Pathology. Required to maintain the Certificate of Clinical Competence ASHA.
Typical Duties: Provides clinical patient care (screenings, evaluations and treatments), as it relates to Speech Language Pathology. Documents diagnostic evaluations, treatment plans, discharge summaries, recommendations, progress reports, daily treatment records, home programs, and patient charge sheets. Utilizes opportunities to promote speech pathology and physical medicine via appropriate formal and informal activities. Provides educational training to hospital staff (physicians and ancillary staff) and community sales as requested.
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