SPEECH PATHOLOGIST - TAMC
Presque Isle, ME
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Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT: A Speech/Language Pathologist works with the full range of human communication and its disorders, the speech-language pathologist:

Evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders.

Treat speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly.

In addition, the speech-language pathologist:

  • Prepare future professionals.
  • Engage in research to enhance knowledge about human communication processes.
  • Develop new methods and equipment to evaluate problems.
  • Establish more effective treatments.
  • Investigate behavioral patterns associated with communication disorders.

The TAMC Speech-language pathologist often works as part of a team, which may include teachers, physicians, audiologists, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation counselors and others.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Assesses patient's functional deficits, plans treatment and implements treatment in an appropriate manner in compliance with standards of professional practice.
Job Type Part Time