Examines, tests, diagnoses and administers remedial treatments for patients with swallowing, speech, language, and hearing disorders. Evaluates patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, hearing, swallowing, and oral motor disorders. Documents test results and recommends remedial treatment. Conducts services in a variety of CHC settings including acute care, outpatient, home health, skilled nursing facility, etc.
Education & Training:
Successful completion of a speech-language therapy program at a school of speech-language therapy approved by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.
Has obtained Interim License (or) completed Application for Interim License (or) is licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Kentucky required. If not currently licensed, must become licensed within 90 days upon completion of post graduate training.
For department 003-7400 only: Valid Kentucky driver's license required. A motor vehicle record check will be performed annually.