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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Certified Speech Language Therapist with 15 years of experience in treatment of long term care residents along with management under the same entity along with early intervention treatment. Deeply committed to providing top quality care and management experience for all disciplines. Highly organized, detail oriented, enjoys educating staff, meeting deadlines established and managing objective to promote efficiency and influence in positive outcomes.

Skills
  • Speech and language screening/assessment
  • Long Term Care and Pediatric Knowledge
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Skilled in patient relations
  • Patient and Case management
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Dysphagia knowlege
  • Documentation
  • Rehab Management
  • Adaptive to changing environments and settings
  • Registered Speech Pathologist in PA
  • Trained in diagnostics and prognostics and intervention planning
  • Team training and clinical supervision
Experience
Speech Language Pathologist, 02/2021 - Current
Kindred Healthcare Sedro Woolley, WA,
  • Perform, complete and document initial exams for both dysphagia and speech language disorders and determine appropriate diagnoses and plan of care in long term care facility
  • Work with a variety of adult population patients with varying disorders but limited to.
  • Contribute to team meetings and collaborate with management in patient recovery program and discharge plans.
  • Effectively maintained clinical paperwork by writing weekly and monthly summaries, notes and evaluation reports.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with doctors, nurse practitioners, and other therapists to provide comprehensive treatment to patients.
  • Effectively collaborate and discuss plan of care with residents and family members to achieve speech therapy goals.
Speech Language Pathologist (early Intervention), 07/2015 - Current
Kindred Healthcare Somerset, KY,
  • Abided by IFSP completed by evaluation team and execute plan of care in both home setting and/or telehealth sessions.
  • Maintain and organize documenation for client folders and to provide information when requested by office personal (weekly notes, end of month billing and monthly reports when requested)
  • Provide articulation and speech language therapy for clients ages 1 to 3.
  • Continually collaborate and engage families and caregivers in speech-language process to support client progress.
  • Make necessary referrals for ancillary services based on information collected within the sessions.
  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with service coordinators and parents re: changes in sessions or if adaptations are warranted to benefit the child outcomes.
Speech Language Pathologist, 01/2020 - 02/2021
Legacy Health Services Wickliffe, OH,
  • Assisted speech therapy patients in functioning adequately in home, community and school environments.
  • Evaluated speech and language abilities by administering diagnostic tests.
  • Managed caseload of 10 long term patients
  • Contributed to team meetings and collaborated with management in patient recovery program decision-making process.
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans incorporating short and long-range goals.
  • Wrote reports detailing interventions and resident responses.
  • Made necessary referrals for ancillary services available within hospital setting for further assessments to be completed (EGD, VFSS)
  • Treated each patient according to written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Recommended speech language and/or dysphagia therapy and training exercises and encouraged healthy lifestyle behaviors to improve patients' quality of life.
  • Developed and implemented effective rehabilitative programs for patients with speech problems ir swallowing problems
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
Director of Rehabilitation, 08/2018 - 01/2020
AdvantageCare Rehabilitation City, STATE,
  • Interact directly with nursing staff, social work and administration as well as other disciplines to ensure positive patient outcomes.
  • Managed a staff of 20+ physical, occupational and speech therapists
  • Managed labor hours, budgets (to meet KPI budget) and caseloads for the department
  • Managed a high volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.
  • Trained and oriented new hires with assuring new hire paperwork was completed timely before hire and with clearance from HR
  • Scheduled weekly team meetings as a whole as well evaluator meetings to review policies, procedures to provide continuity of patient care
  • Consistently communicate with higher management in development of programs within the facility to meet administration expectations
  • Involved in the change over from Medicare A Rug Levels to PDPM levels with continuation of care while collaborating with RNAC during this transition.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2020
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Hazleton Area High School - Hazle Township, PA
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Bachelor of Science: Communication Sciences And Disorders, Expected in 05/2004
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
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Master of Science: Speech Language Pathology, Expected in 05/2006
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Marywood University - Dunmore, PA,
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Certifications
  • Certified Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech and Hearing Association - Active certification; renewal Dec 2022
  • Pennsylvania State Licensure in Speech Language Pathology- Active License - renewal July 2022
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School Attended

  • Hazleton Area High School
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Marywood University

Job Titles Held:

  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Speech Language Pathologist (early Intervention)
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Director of Rehabilitation

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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