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					                                    JULIE A. ROBERTS, M.S., CCC-SLP
  Email: JulieRoberts@BayouCitySLP.com                            http://www.linkedin.com/in/juliearobertsmscccslp
                                   CLINICAL DIRECTOR
                                             SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Dynamic, energetic, and talented Texas Licensed ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist/Clinical Director to
manage business operations and monitor overall clinical patient care. Accomplished in clinic ownership and therapist
management, including: assessment, treatment, program planning/implementation, related documentation, and
communication. Functions under physicians’ orders while ensuring best practices are communicated and implemented to
reduce expenses, maximize revenues, and provide the utmost superiority in customer satisfaction. Combines experienced
clinical skills with creative leadership to drive environments that facilitate both innovative patient care and high levels of
employee satisfaction.
 Budget Administration             Expert Clinician                  Schedules Staff                   Leader/Motivator
 Purchasing/Vendor Relations       Community Involvement             Expert Negotiator                 Creates Therapy Plans
 Special Project Management        Writes Policies/Procedures        Implements Programs               Regulatory Compliance

             Licensed with the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
                                            Texas license: 19296 (1999 – Present)

                                National Provider Identification Number (NPI): 1558433094

                       Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech and Hearing Association.
                                            ASHA Member: 12044695 (1999 – Present)

                                               PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
August 2004-Present                          Bayou City Speech & Language                             Houston, TX
Owner/Clinical Director/ Speech-Language Pathologist
Started and oversaw all operations of a 118-caseload pediatric speech and language clinic specializing in Autism Spectrum,
Pervasive Developmental Delay, Childhood Apraxia Syndrome, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorder, Cognitive/Communicative
Disorder, and Down Syndrome. This included the management of human resources, accounting, budgeting, invoicing,
purchasing, scheduling, sales, logistics, regulatory compliance, and quality control.
       Led staff in the assessment, diagnostics, therapy, and Alternative & Augmentative Communication support in a
        premier, upscale, Galleria office serving Medicaid, insurance, and private pay clients.
       Identified, secured, and modified office space suitable for office operations. Negotiated price, amenities, and
        remodeling projects with property management.
       Directed the hiring, consulting, and scheduling of clinical and administrative employees. Completed, filed, and
        managed all new hire paperwork (I9’s, W4’s, applications, policies, and procedures) in compliance with government
        guidelines and regulations.
       Established credentialing with private insurance firms and Medicare for self /staff.
       Ensured staff maintained CEU credits and remained in compliance with HIPPA, Medicaid, and state regulations.
       Maintained treatment records for insurance purposes.
       Cultivated sales growth for Bayou City Speech & Language by participating in seminars, attending networking events,
        collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams, conducting internet marketing, partnering with community leaders, and
        generating referrals.
       Oversaw budget and accounting functions, including: cash management, assets/liabilities, revenue recognition,
        forecasting, bank transactions, operational budgets, Medicaid/insurance billing, payroll, and collections.
       Established and implemented office procedures/protocols to streamline operations and advance clinic objectives.
       Conducted performance evaluations and terminations in accordance with Texas Labor Laws.
       Created a team-spirited atmosphere to reduce turnover and retain valuable employees.
       Ensured clinic stayed within operating budget by building relationships and negotiating with vendors to secure the
        highest quality products at the best possible price.
       Worked with clients and vendors to resolve discrepancies in a timely/diplomatic manner.
       Provided contract Speech-Language Pathology services to Houston area school districts.

January 2004-August 2004                    Houston Independent School District                          Houston, TX
August 1999-January 2004                   Clear Creek Independent School District                  League City, TX
School District Speech Language Pathologist
Collaborated with teachers, administrative school personnel, and parents to develop and implement speech language
programs and therapy (including pull-out and collaborative models) for elementary and secondary students (3-21 years).
     Evaluated student receptive language abilities, functional communication, expressive speech production, and
        physical/cognitive abilities to develop and implement treatment plans relevant to medical condition and prognosis.
     Kept accurate records in compliance with school district and Medicaid regulations.
     Served as Alternative and Augmentative Communication Consultant for campuses.
     Chaired individual education meetings.
     Provided therapy for preschool students with autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder in both special and
        general education classrooms.
                                                      Major Achievements:
                     Brought Assessments, Paperwork, and Record-Keeping into Full Compliance in 8 weeks (2004)
                                   Tested and Dismissed 45 Students while Serving a Full Caseload

Spring 1999                                 Dallas County VA Hospital                              Dallas, TX
Speech Language Pathologist Intern
Completed an intensive internship on the assessment and treatment of adult patients post laryngectomy, CVA, traumatic brain
and spinal cord injuries, dysarthria, apraxia, and aphasia.
     Evaluated patient needs and participated in team diagnostic tests, including Modified Barium Studies, to established
        treatment plans and provided therapy.
     Cooperated with other healthcare professionals to make dietary/NPO recommendations as appropriate for patient

Master of Science, Communication Disorders                                  Bachelor of Arts, History
University of Texas, Dallas: August 1999                                    University of Texas, Arlington: December 1993
                                                             Honors Included:
        Research Team: Published “Repetition in Narratives of African Americans: The Effects of Aphasia”, Discourse Processes, 2000
                                   “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges”, 1994
   Winner: First Place – National Barksdale History Competition Call for Papers. Published: National Barksdale History Call for Papers, 1994
                                      Member, Phi Alpha Theta International History Honor Society

                                                  PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
                                           American Speech and Hearing Association
                                            Texas Speech and Hearing Association
                             American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology
                                              References Available Upon Request

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