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Speech Language Pathologist Student

Company: Powerback Rehabilitation
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

2024 SPRING SEMESTER STUDENTS ONLYPowerback is a new way of delivering recovery, rehabilitation, respiratory, and wellness services to patients across the nation. We deliver an empowered approach to achieving your full potential by providing integrated and individualized solutions. Our reimagined approach to rehabilitation connects directly to the patient experience, which is centered on transforming the road to recovery for everyone and helping patients get their power back. It's patient-centered care that provides a sustainable way of feeling better, moving better, breathing better, and living better.POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), the Speech-Language Pathology Student organizes and provides speech-language services for the agency to facilitate rehabilitation. They direct patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance with supervision. Also, the Speech-Language Pathology Student facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for communication and swallowing, to diminish or remediate disorders or deficits. They direct activities to promote and maintain health, within the scope of practice and consistent with the Code of Ethics of the profession.RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. The Speech-Language Pathology Student will follow all Powerback Rehabilitation policy andprocedures outlined in the on-boarding and orientation process.2. The Speech-Language Pathology Student will be aware of state licensure requirements andprofessional standards related to supervising support personnel with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.3. The Speech-Language Pathology Student is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of rehab services; adherence to an established plan of care, department and patient(s)' schedule, and timely documentation of services with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.4. The Speech-Language Pathology Student attends and contributes to patient care, staffingconferences and other related meetings with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.5. The Speech-Language Pathology Student makes referrals to other disciplines, agencies in order to address the comprehensive needs of the patient with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.6. The Speech-Language Pathology Student consults with other members of the rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate therapeutic regimen consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.7. The Speech-Language Pathology Student adapts program and/or plan of care according to theneeds of the individual patient with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.8. The Speech-Language Pathology Student promotes a safe environment and enforces theelimination of fire and safety hazards with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.9. The Speech-Language Pathology Student orders supplies and equipment as necessary with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.10. The Speech-Language Pathology Student cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.11. The Speech-Language Pathology Student puts patient service first, ensuring that residents andfamilies receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, whichrecognizes the individual's needs and rights with supervision of the Clinical Instructor.12. Under the supervision of a Speech-Language Pathologist, the Speech-Language Pathology Student screens, examines and evaluates patients, including history, systems review, and application of appropriate tests and measures, synthesis information and interprets examination findings in order to establish a diagnosis, identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement and the me required to achieve it, identify precautions/contraindications and design and plan of care. Develops appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers, implements the speech-language pathology treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services with supervision. Services include, but are not limited to application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as: cognitive-communication voice speech intelligibility oral motor skills swallowing disorders/dysphagia perceptual abilities orientation memory pragmatics health literacy interprofessional practice psychosocial expression functional expressive/receptive communication13. The Speech-Language Pathology Student coordinates the acquisition of adaptivecommunication devices and instructs patients in their use with supervision of the Clinical Instructor.14. The Speech-Language Pathology Student facilitates identification of hearing deficits andappropriately refers for assessment, diagnosis rehabilitation and/or personal amplification withthe supervision of the Clinical Instructor.15. The Speech-Language Pathology Student selects appropriate activities suited to theindividual's physical and mental capacity, intelligence level and interest with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.16. The Speech-Language Pathology Student instructs patient in the skills and techniques requiredfor participation in therapeutic activities, and evaluates patient progress, attitudes and behavior as related to rehabilitative potential with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.17. The Speech-Language Pathology Student performs routine reexamination as needed/requiredto modify/progress plan of treatment with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.The Speech-Language Pathology Student performs other related duties as required withthe supervision of the Clinical Instructor.SSLPRequirements: JOB SKILLS: 1. Good organizational and time management skills. 2. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Keywords: Powerback Rehabilitation, Roanoke , Speech Language Pathologist Student, Healthcare , Roanoke, Virginia

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