Independently evaluates and treats patient’s skills in the area of speech, language, voice, cognition and swallowing.Participates in research related to speech language pathology.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
1.Provides quality habilitative/rehabilitative care for patients receiving speech language pathology services including but not limited to evaluation, diagnosis, treatment plan, treatment implementation and discharge planning.
2.Demonstrates knowledge of all departmental procedure manuals (i.e., diagnostic tests and equipment).
3.Demonstrates familiarization with internal and hospital policies and procedures.
4.Maintains patient’s records as required by policies and administrative regulations.
5.Determines the need for referral to other specialists in other areas and carry out referral.
6.Provides education for patient and care giver as required.
7.Provides in-service to other departments and services.
8.Participates in research in specialty area(s).
9.Supervises the speech language evaluation and treatment services provided by intern-students and SCDPs engaged in completion of clinical practicum requirements.
10.Confers with intern-students and SCDP(s) to provide feedback to support clinical work and to develop clinical skills.
11.Follows all hospital related policies and procedures.
12.Participates in education, training and development activities as applicable.
13.Performs other related duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology required.
Four (4) years of experience in Speech-Language Pathology in a specialized area with Master’s degree, or completion of Saudi Career Development Program (SCDP) for Saudi candidates required.
Professionally Credentialed Training Certification(s) from International Sectors, i.e. USA, Canadian, British, Scandinavian countries preferred, or other. ASHA-CCC-SLP or Equivalent; JCIA-ASHA-AMA. Certified by Saudi Council for Health Specialties. Sub-Specialty Certification as warranted.Eligibility for international certifications, i.e. ASHA (USA), BSA (UK), CASALPA (Canada), and/or IALP, preferred.
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