• Speech Language Pathologist

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    ID 2018-1102
    Category
    Clinical – CHHA
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    To provide service to patients who have speech and language problems, as ordered by the primary medical doctor.  To supervise the newly graduate Speech language pathologist.

    Responsibilities

    ·        Assesses patient’s speech and language abilities and deficits

    ·        Prepares an initial assessment of the patient’s condition and perform periodic reassessments.

    ·        Develops a plan of care in accordance with the authorized practitioner’s plan of treatment for therapy services and according to agency policies.

    o   The plan of care must include the type of services rendered, an estimated duration of treatment, the frequency of visits with clearly defined, measurable short and long term goals.

    ·        Provides rehabilitative services for speech and language disorders to meet established treatment goals.

    ·        Selects and use appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and materials.

    ·        Documents type of treatment and patient’s response on designated clinical progress notes.

    ·        Prepares 60- day summaries of service and discharges summaries on appropriate forms.

    ·        Participates in the review, revision and implementation of patient care policies and procedures, relating to speech-language pathology.

    ·        Instructs other health care personnel, the patient and other care takers in methods to assist patient in home therapy programs to improve, correct, and/or accept the patient’s disability.

    ·        Participates in the development and periodic revision of the plan of care forms established for the patient.

    ·        Collaborates with other health care team members on as ongoing basis to ensure continuous coordination.

    ·        Participates in inter-disciplinary and case conferences, staff meetings and in service programs as required.

    ·        Demonstrates sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding suspected violation of corporate compliance regulations.

    ·        Reports all suspected violations to supervisor, Compliance Officer or Compliance Hotline.

    ·        Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    Qualifications

    ·                    A license and current registration to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist in New York State.

    ·                    Certification of clinical competence in speech pathology granted by American Speech language and Hearing Association

    ·                    A master degree is required

    ·                    One full year of supervised institutional and one year home care experience is preferred.

    ·                    Meets state health status requirements.

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