The Speech Pathologist II is an experienced therapist who is able to independently adapt intervention to meet specific patient’s needs. The Speech Pathologist II is able to provide coverage in their primary setting, but also as needed throughout the hospital/rehab/outpatient settings with minimal-moderate amount of support and training from mentors, peers or the manager. The Speech Pathologist II assumes basic leadership roles within the department, demonstrates flexibility, exercises good judgment, problem solving and works collaboratively with colleagues. A Speech Pathologist II participates in department projects or events in an efficient and productive manner. They not only attend educational activities, but also provide in-service education to other staff. At Level II, the Speech Pathologist begins developing the skills to provide student supervision with mentorship of an experienced student supervisor. The Speech Pathologist II can participate in research activities at the department level, being mentored as needed by a more experienced Speech Pathologist.