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Speech and Language Pathologist

Speech and Language Pathologist

Requisition ID 
2017-5141
# of Openings 
1
Address 
135 Gold Star Boulevard
Job Locations 
US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 
12/5/2017
Category 
Medical Technician
Department 
REHABILITATION- GEN. MED.
Job Code 
AN04

More information about this job

Overview

Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist to join our exciting and innovative team. If you are looking for a career that will transform, inspire, challenge and reward you then come join us! 

 

Full Time: 40

Hours: Monday - Friday varied with 1 night until 7:00PM a week

 

Provides and documents the full range of speech therapy treatments and tests for all categories of patients.  Supervises supportive personnel and participates in educational services.

Responsibilities

Conducts patient evaluations. Conducts and documents speech/ language/ swallowing evaluations with all categories of patients.

 

Performs and documents Modified Barium Swallows and Videostroboscopy procedures.

 

Develops and designs treatment plans.

 

Designs and documents therapy plan of care. Provides care appropriate to the patient population served.

 

Evaluates and implements age appropriate treatments. Utilizes knowledge and skills required in the delivery of age-appropriate patient care.

 

Implements and manages therapeutic programs based on department standards.

 

Identify and or prevent speech, language, cognition, voice and swallowing disorders in the adult and pediatric population.

 

Administer appropriate diagnostic assessments according to standards appropriate for patient population.

 

Design and develop appropriate patient treatment plans including long-term goals and short-term goals for functional outcomes measured by objective data collection.

 

Provides counseling to support patient and family as it relates to disorder and therapy.

 

Communicates effectively with patient, family, caregivers and appropriate disciplines for collaboration and team approach to patient care.

 

Educates patient, family and caregivers regarding disorder(s) and therapeutic procedure(s). Provides patient educational materials appropriate to patient and family needs. Provides and documents specific training related to patient’s dysfunction.

 

Utilizes all appropriate equipment or devices necessary for scope of practice including videostroboscope, DVD player, speech generating devices according to department protocols.

 

Documents evaluations, all patient visits, and billing in the electronic medical record.  Ensures documentation is timely and meets appropriate guidelines.

 

Complies with health and safety requirements and with regulatory agencies such as DPH, ASHA, etc.

 

Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.

 

Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc. 

 

Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed.

 

Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.

 

Regular, reliable and predicable attendance is required.

Qualifications

MA speech therapist licensee, current

ability to work with young children

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