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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every patient, client and customer a positive and memorable experience. Great with flexibility and ability to readjust as schedule and situation requires. Excellent writing skills for communication with other medical professionals as well as adjusting to communicating effectively with patients and families. Motivated professional offering Masters degree in Communication disorders as well Bachelors in Public Health. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines.

Skills
  • Patient Education
  • Communication Strategies
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Patient Assessment
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Treatment Plan Development
  • Information Confidentiality
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Speech Exercises
  • Active Listening
  • Caseload Management
  • Speech and Language Evaluation
  • Behavioral Assessments
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Team Collaboration
  • Treatment Adjustments
  • Treatment Research
  • Relationship Building
  • Decision Making
  • Problem-Solving
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
Experience
Staff Speech Language Pathologist, 10/2006 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsPortsmouth, VA,
  • Consulted, evaluated and diagnosed communication and cognitive-communication deficits and dysphagia.
  • Worked with patients and other clinical professionals to develop treatment plans for speech impairments and issues.
  • Kept comprehensive notes on patient progress and speech to make needed adjustments to treatment.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Maintained updated knowledge through continuing education and advanced training.
  • Displayed strong telephone etiquette, effectively handling difficult calls.
  • Taught clients how to improve speech with optimal control of facial muscles, jaw and breathing mechanisms
  • Evaluation and diagnosis of adults with multiple neuro logical and medical diagnosis impacting speech, language and cognitive communication disorders as well as swallowing disorders.
  • Establishing and implementing treatment plan to improve diagnosed deficits and working with discharge planning for nex
Speech-Language Pathologist, 12/1995 to 09/2006
Kindred HealthcareBoston, MA,
  • Consulted, evaluated and diagnosed communication and cognitive-communication deficits and dysphagia related to long term complex acute medical issues including respiratory deficits involving tracheostomies, feeding tubes, Passy-Muir Valves and other alternative communication interventions.
  • Kept comprehensive notes on patient progress and speech to make needed adjustments to treatments
  • Conducting Modified Barium Swallow Studies in conjunction with Radiology Staff under fluoroscopy and establishing plans of care in conjunction with other medical professional staff.
  • Brief interim manager for Rehabilitation Staff during permit position hiring: staffing, hiring and administrative duties.
Staff Speech Language Pathologist, 01/1995 to 12/1995
Department Of Veterans AffairsRohnert Park, CA,
  • Consulted, evaluated and diagnosed communication and cognitive-communication deficits and dysphagia in subacute and long term care residents.
  • Taught clients how to improve speech with optimal control of facial muscles, jaw and breathing mechanisms.
  • Kept comprehensive notes on patient progress and speech to make needed adjustments to treatment.
  • Instructed clients in techniques for more effective communication.
  • Provided consultation to educators and medical professionals, advising on communication strategies to better accommodate individuals with hearing and speech issues.
  • Worked with patients and other clinical professionals to develop treatment plans for speech impairments and issues.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Approached customers and engaged in conversation through use of effective interpersonal and people skills.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Staff Speech Language Pathologist, 09/1992 to 01/1995
Department Of Veterans AffairsSafford, AZ,
  • Administered speech and hearing evaluations to better understand patient speech impairments in multiple long term care facilities in Lexington and Eastern Kentucky Area.
  • Educated patients and caregivers in exercises to improve speech, as well as alternative communication methods such as sign language.
  • Consulted, evaluated and diagnosed communication and cognitive-communication deficits and dysphagia.
  • Taught clients how to improve speech with optimal control of facial muscles, jaw and breathing mechanisms.
  • Kept comprehensive notes on patient progress and speech to make needed adjustments to treatment.
  • Instructed clients in techniques for more effective communication.
  • Provided consultation to educators and medical professionals, advising on communication strategies to better accommodate individuals with hearing and speech issues.
  • Worked with patients and other clinical professionals to develop treatment plans for speech impairments and issues.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Approached customers and engaged in conversation through use of effective interpersonal and people skills.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Staff Speech Language Pathologist, 08/1991 to 09/1992
Department Of Veterans AffairsSaint Augustine, FL,
  • Administered speech, language, cognitive communication and Dysphagia Evaluations with young adults, adults and geriatric population presenting with stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and other neurological and medical conditions
  • Educated patients and caregivers in exercises to improve speech, as well as alternative communication methods such as sign language.
  • Taught clients how to improve speech with optimal control of facial muscles, jaw and breathing mechanisms.
  • Kept comprehensive notes on patient progress and speech to make needed adjustments to treatment.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Communication Disorders, Expected in 08/1991 to Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Public Health, Expected in 12/1988 to Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded from ASHA
  • Ky License Speech Language Pathology
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School Attended

  • Western Kentucky University
  • Western Kentucky University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Speech Language Pathologist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Staff Speech Language Pathologist
  • Staff Speech Language Pathologist
  • Staff Speech Language Pathologist

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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