• Speech Language Pathologist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 3:52 PM)
    ID
    2018-4801
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    7.5 Hour
    Category
    Licensed / Certified / Registered Professions
    Shift Details
    7.5 Hr with variable shifts as needed
    Primary Location
    Lawrence Ave Physical Therapy
    City
    Potsdam
    Education: Required Level
    Master's Degree
    Education: Required Field
    Speech Language Pathology
    Licensure / Certification (Text Only)
    Required: Active and clear NYS ST license,  AHA BLS (current or scheduled) | Preferred: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC )
  • Position Posting Details

    May be required to float to other clinics

    Job Summary

    The speech  therapist completes patient assessments, establishes patient care plans, administers patient treatment in accordance with licensure and regulatory scope and standards, and established hospital policies, procedures and protocols. Focus on maximizing the communicative and swallowing competence of each patient. Provide comprehensive diagnostic, consultative, and treatment services for patients with hearing, language, speech, and swallowing disorders. . Adhere to the professional standards of CPH, the American Speech Language Hearing Association and NYS Office of Professions.  

    Core Responsibilities

    1. Completes speech and language therapy evaluations to establish treatment plans and home programs to restore function & prevent disability.  Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

     

    2. Administers patient treatment plan involving application of speech and language therapy techniques and modalities as indicated. Monitors response and progress to update and modify treatment plan as necessary to meet patient goals.  Instructs patients and family members / caregivers in speech and language therapy procedures and self-care techniques.  Performs discharge planning and documentation to provide discharge instructions and maintain post-discharge continuity of care.

     

    3. Completes modified barium swallow studies within the hospital setting.

     

    4. Consults with physicians and other health care professionals regarding treatments, progress, patient needs, and outcomes.

     

    5. Participates in self and others' education, training and development, as applicable .Performs any other related duties as assigned.

     

    6. Additional documentation that is not performed during evaluation and treatment sessions.

     

    Willing to cover varied shifts and provide coverage across the St. Lawrence Health System.

     

    EOE

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