medical speech language pathologist resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified Speech Language Pathologist with a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) seeking a teaching career that will enhance both professional and personal growth. Considerable experience with all aspects of managing, screening, evaluation and treatment activities of both inpatient and outpatients from pediatric to the geriatric population pertaining to speech/language disorders. Extensive knowledge of swallowing and various other speech/language cognitive linguistic deficits ranging from the pediatric to the geriatric population. Multiple educational teaching experiences provided to both undergraduate and graduate professionals during acute and subacute clinical rotations.


WV Speech-Language Pathology License - Current

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) - 2004- Present

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - 2004- Present

American Heart Assoc Healthcare Provider CPR Certification - Current

Skill Highlights
  • Management experience over PT, OT, and ST therapists to guide and direct therapists with determining effective treatment plans.
  • Educational guidance with multiple speech language pathology students in both undergraduate and graduate level clinicals.
  • Extensive knowledge with providing wide variety of pediatric speech/language assessments and treatment plans.
  • Insurance authorization experience pertaining to speech language therapy and determining medical appropriateness.
  • Highly skilled in utilizing effective medical terminology and navigating through medical records.
  • Clinical dysphagia assessment and treatment with pediatric through geriatric population.
  • Vital stimulation certification
  • Videofluoroscopic swallowing evaluations
Professional Experience
02/2014 to 04/2023 Medical Speech-Language Pathologist Fairview Health Services | Elk River, MN,
  • Independently assessed, diagnosed and treated individuals with dysphagia, apraxia, cognitive-linguistic deficits, aphasia, dysarthria, oral motor disorders, speech and swallowing related disorders secondary to head and neck cancer from pediatric to geriatric population.
  • Created and developed curriculum for speech language pathology students to follow during hospital clinical rotations.
  • Educated, guided, and mentored speech language pathology students in undergraduate and graduate levels during clinical hospital rotations.
  • Established and implemented personalized speech therapy goals for pediatric to adult in-/out-patients.

  • Counseled and provided recommendations to patients/families regarding communicative strategies and/or devices.
  • Evaluated and treated tracheotomized patients.
  • Provided instruction on use and maintenance of prosthetic devices
  • Sized and placed tracheo-esophageal voice prosthetics in post-laryngectomy patients for voice restoration.
  • Made referrals, conferred with physicians when indicated, and provided instruction in principles and bases of communication including clinical techniques and methods of assessment, evaluation, and treatment to other speech pathologists and medical staff.
08/2009 to 08/2013 Speech Language Pathologist Fairview Health Services | Hugo, MN,
  • Evaluated and treated pediatric through adult population in outpatient and inpatient setting pertaining to speech/language, swallowing, cognitive linguistic, voice and fluency disorders.
  • Contributed to team meetings and collaborated with management in patient recovery program decision-making process.
  • Collaborated closely with other healthcare providers to develop comprehensive care plans.
  • Educated patients and family members about various topics such as communication techniques or strategies to cope with and avoid personal misunderstandings.
07/2004 to 07/2009 Speech Language Pathologist TheraTrust, Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Area Manager over multiple facilities while supervising and managing PT, OT, and SLP disciplines.
  • Determined and reviewed patient treatment goals in relation to activity therapy programs.
  • Created and maintained progress notes and patient records.
  • Planned, administered, and directed operation of rehabilitation programs.
  • Provided support and education to staff regarding utilizing appropriate ICD9 codes, evidence based practice terminology, and CMS guidelines for insurance review.
  • Assessed, diagnosed, treated individuals with dysphagia, cognitive deficits, aphasia, and dysarthria.

Education and Training
Expected in 05/2004 to to Master of Science | Speech Language Pathology West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV GPA:
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Presidential Scholar
Expected in 05/2002 to to Bachelor of Science | Speech Pathology And Audiology West Liberty University, West Liberty, WV GPA:
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Vernor Riemer Scholarship Recipient

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School Attended

  • West Virginia University
  • West Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Speech Language Pathologist


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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