Enthusiastic Speech Language Pathologist dedicated to achieving superior patient outcomes while participating as a member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.
Speech Language Pathologist December 2012 to CurrentAdvanced Speech Therapy Inc － Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Evaluated speech and language abilities by administering diagnostic tests.
Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
Assisted speech therapy patients in functioning adequately in home, community and school environments.
Provided speech and language treatment at a Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care unit providing evaluations and therapy for neonate to fifteen years of age.
Directly supervised clinical students and support staff, including certified and licensed assistants, technicians and volunteers.
Continually collaborated with parents and teachers to achieve speech therapy goals.
Speech Language Pathology Assistant October 2009 to December 2012Advanced Speech Therapy Inc － Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Treated children aged 1year-18years with speech and language development problems in a clinic setting, preschool and traditional school setting.
School setting involved coordinating schedules of students with therapy times, evaluating each student referred for services, updating progress and maintaining authorization of plan of care, and collaborating with teachers to incorporate class work in therapy setting.
Speech Language Pathology Assistant August 2008 to December 2009All Aboard Therapy, LLC － Vero Beach, FL
Provided speech and language therapy to pediatric clients in a clinic setting one on one.
Collaborated ideas and created materials with occupational therapist's and speech language pathologist's on treating children in group sessions.
Group sessions included creating activities with other clinicians for clients to increase accuracy in life skills, teaching clients how to interact appropriately in a social setting and providing opportunities for them to follow multi-step directions throughout the group session.
Master of Science : Communicative Disorders, 2012California State University － Northridge, CA
January 2011-May 2011 Adult Externship
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Knowledge in conducting Beside Swallow Evaluations, writing medical evaluations and plan of cares, collaborating with physicians and nurses on diet recommendations. Administered Modified Barium Swallow Study and written report containing the results. Provided dysphagia therapy as well as cognitive therapy with clients suffering from stroke and traumatic brain injury.
Bachelor of Arts : Commuincation Sciences and Disorders, 2008University of Central Florida － Orlando, FLCommunication Sciences and Disorders
Associate of Arts : General Studies, 2006Indian River Community College － Fort Pierce, FLGeneral Studies