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Speech Language Pathologist - SLP - Full-Time 1st Shift

Company: Parkside Post Acute Care and Rehabilitation
Location: Snellville
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Plan and administer a speech therapy program for patients/residents to facilitate rehabilitation of disabled patients/residents following illness, disease or injury.Responsibilities:* Review and evaluate physician referrals and patient/resident medical records to determine speech therapy treatment required.* Plan and prepare written treatment program based on evaluation of available patient/resident data.* Confer with physician and other health practitioners to obtain additional patient/resident information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate speech therapy treatment with other aspects of patient/resident care.* Record patient/resident treatment, response, and progress.* Assist the rehab director, medical director and administrator in planning speech therapy services as needed.* Supervise speech therapy aides. May instruct and supervise the clinical portion of training for students participating in speech therapy programs.* Diagnose and evaluate speech and language competencies of individuals, including assessment of speech, language, swallowing and aural skills a related to educational, medical, social and psychological factors.* Plan, direct and conduct treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and non-organic etiology.* Diagnose and treat patients with swallowing disorders utilizing bedside assessment techniques as well as swallow studies performed by outside consultation.* Select treatment programs suited to individual capacity to achieve maximum functional benefit.* Maintain documentation consistent with third party reimbursement.* Conduct on the job training for new employees. Adapt existing training materials to meet immediate needs.* Assist in the recruitment of staff to provide needed treatment.* Attend department meetings and/or sit on required committees.* Participate in developing and updating department policies and procedures, and maintain required records and reports as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual.* Participate in department budget planning with rehab director.* Develop specifications for commonly used items.* Maintain confidentiality of necessary information.* Utilize supplies and equipment properly and without waste.* Think and act calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job without being thrown off stride.* Perform any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required.* Follow established infection control precautions; adhere to Universal Blood and Body Fluid precautions following policy and center specific infection control policies and procedures.Job Requirements:* Credentialed graduate of an accredited college or university with a master's degree in speech language pathology and valid Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), or completing Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY). Licensed in the state where practicing.* Prior experience in speech pathology preferred.* Ability to lift 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds* Travel within a local area as needed for patient treatment.* Ability to work inside with exposure to some disagreeable conditions.* Communicate effectively with residents, other therapy staff, and facility staff in general.

Keywords: Parkside Post Acute Care and Rehabilitation, Roswell , Speech Language Pathologist - SLP - Full-Time 1st Shift, Other , Snellville, Georgia

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