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Part-Time Speech Pathologist

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Job Description:

The Speech Language Pathologist will be responsible for providing a full range of speech pathology services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position’s qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. Candidates must be able to demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem-solving and productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Patient evaluation is completed following receipt of physician’s order, per policy and procedure. Appropriate documentation is used to record evaluation results.
  • Short and long term goals are written objectively and are measurable. Time frame for goal achievement is documented. Interventions are selected based on evaluation results and are appropriate for age of the patient/resident/client. Interventions are selected and applied to support the interdisciplinary care plan as evidenced by goal achievement.
  • Develops and implements an evidence-based, comprehensive treatment plan based on the results of the individual evaluation
  • The interdisciplinary care plan is updated as needed, based on patient response. Information is provided to patient and family/caregiver regarding current status, program progression and potential discharge plans.
  • Patient progress is documented as required by applicable policies and procedures and state guidelines. Discharge summaries and applicable supporting documentation are completed according to policy and procedure.
  • Provides patient education and training that assists with continued functional dependence.
  • Provides clinical oversight, in accordance with ASHA, state practice acts of SLP students and Clinical Fellows, including supervision, communication, competency requirements, and supportive documentation.
  • Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve speech, swallowing, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Provides age appropriate education for clients and caregivers. Supervise and assume responsibility for care provided by identified team members.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology/Communication Disorders (SLP) from an accredited University
  • Current license to practice
  • One to three years of experience working as a Speech Pathologist with patients in a related setting preferred
  • Experience working with pediatric patients preferred
  • Current BLS certification
Class: Part-Time

Job Requirements:

Hiring Requirements: Background Check
Drug Test
Current BLS Certification
Current license to practice
Education Required: Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology/Communication Disorders (SLP) from an accredited University

If you need further information, please contact us at HR@sjph.org

 
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