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Objective: Seek the Position of Senior Speech & Language Pathologist
Expert Speech-language Pathologist with over twelve years of experience planning and administering speech language pathology evaluations; implementing appropriate treatment; documenting provision of such care, utilizing support staff and participating in special projects as designated.
Great ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
Remarkable ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
In-depth ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Strong ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Immense ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Excellent knowledge of developmental screening and assessment tools and procedures.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Uncommon skill in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with disabled individuals.
Profound skill in communicating effectively with a variety of people of various socio-economic and educational backgrounds.
Strong knowledge of speech and language disabilities.
Remarkable ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Tom Private Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Speech & Language Pathologist
Evaluate patients of all ages with communication deficits and dysphagia.
Respond to medical referral following standard procedure.
Perform evaluation, re-assessment, discharge, etc. in timely manner according to departmental policy.
Select and administer appropriate treatment with proper attention to age-appropriate considerations, patient safety and dignity.
Collaborate with physicians and other disciplines to obtain maximal benefit from patient treatment.
Demonstrate competent performance of items on basic skills checklist.
Demonstrate competent performance of Modified Barium Swallow Study or FEES.
Instruct patient and family in treatment plan, expected outcome, and home program.
Record treatment, patient response to treatment, and progress in appropriate and timely manner.
Organize work schedule to maximize time utilization.
Produce a quantity of work that is consistent with departmental productivity goals.
Work cooperatively with peers to contribute to the overall productivity of the team.
Actively support and participate in cross coverage efforts in the department.
Stay abreast of trends and professional issues and reflects this in treatment.
Attend hospital/department in-services to increase skill.
Obtain outside continuing education and presents information to staff.
Assist as requested in program development activities, complete program development assignments thoroughly and in a timely manner
State Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 1996 - 2002
Speech & Language Pathologist
Implemented activities to address strategies developed by the interdisciplinary team.
Provided direct service to children with weekly supervision provided by the SLP responsible for the plan.
Evaluated speech, language, and general developmental skills of clients.
Reviewed and discussed medical and developmental case histories with interdisciplinary team to determine individual client evaluation needs and strategies.
Wrote comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluation and follow-up reports to include information about current levels of ability and recommendations for intervention.
Developed appropriate treatment goals and activities related to the specific needs of clients, and to identify equipment or materials to be used in treatment.
Provided ongoing support to clients, including consultative and direct therapy services in natural environments as needed.
Provided training and technical assistance to families and others involved in the development of clients.
Conducted interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary developmental evaluations/assessments.
Coordinated the transition of clients to ongoing services.
Assisted with training of new staff and consultants.
St. John College, Minneapolis, MN 1993 - 1996
Speech & Language Pathologist Assistant
Managed behavior using appropriately designed management techniques.
Transported students to/from testing or therapy area when required.
Conducted speech and language screenings utilizing screening protocols specified by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
Provided direct treatment assistance, excluding dysphasia (as opposed to feeding for nutritional purposes), to students identified by the supervising SLP, by following written treatment plans or protocols developed by the supervising SLP.
Documented student progress toward meeting established objectives as stated in the treatment plan and reported this information to the supervising SLP.
Assisted the SLP in collecting and tallying of data for assessment purposes.
Assisted the SLP with informal documentation during an intervention session (collecting and tallying data as directed by the SLP), prepared materials and assisted in other clerical duties as specified by the supervising SLP.
Scheduled activities and prepared charts, recorded graphs and other displays of data.
Education and Professional Training
Minneapolis Licensed Speech & Language Pathologist
M.S. Speech & Language Pathologist, New York University, NY (1995)
B.S. Speech & Language Pathologist, New York University, NY (1992)