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Speech Language Pathologist for Subacute Rehab Center

Company: Family of Caring
Location: Paramus
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Family of Caring - Family of Caring is a family owned and operated company with a warm environment and an incredible culture. - We offer competitive rates and exceptional benefits such as a 401K and Full Health Insurance. -
Purpose of this Job Position -
The purpose of this position is to evaluate and treat patients as indicated for the potential to restore functional deficits and underlying impairments resulting from injury and/or illness.
Position Summary
The Speech/Language Pathologist provides competent, courteous and respectful evaluation, treatment and supervision of patients for difficulties in communicating, problem solving, cognitive processing and swallowing and scope of practice as outlined by ASHA and licensure laws in respective state. SLPs communicates with families, physicians and other healthcare team members while maintaining impeccable, professional documentation of services in the medical record. The Speech Language Pathologist also conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis in restorative and functional maintenance programs. This position reports to the Director of Rehabilitation and ultimately the Administrator. FOC's Speech Language Pathologists model and promote competent, courteous and professional services to internal and external customers to develop and maintain a competitive advantage. FOC Speech Language Pathologists maintain career development through continuing education and training opportunities and networking. The successful candidate will have a passion for demonstrating the Family of Caring values of Commitment, Compassion, and Caring in providing therapy to patients. -
Delegation of Authority
As a Speech Language Pathologist, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.
Job Functions
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.
Miscellaneous Information
Americans with Disabilities Act: Applicants as well as employees who are or become disable must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. - The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law. -
Essential Functions of the Job
--- Evaluate Patients for rehabilitation services within 24 to 48 hours of physician's orders. -
--- Develop effective treatment plans. -
--- Treat patients according to the treatment plan of care. -
--- Communicate with Physician, Clinical Managers and other health care team members, patient and/or family and facility staff any pertinent information concerning patient's progress, problems and plans. -
Essential Functions of the Job
--- Participate in Care Conference Meetings and Interdisciplinary Team Meetings. -
--- Participate in in-service training programs for other staff in the facility. -
--- Record evaluations, treatment notes, progress notes, provide objective input for discharge summaries and complete daily billing of services per policy and procedure. -
--- Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs. -
--- Participate in discharge planning. -
--- Achieve or exceed the minimum productivity standard established by FOC. -
--- Recommend any needed equipment to the appropriate personnel which would facilitate improved delivery of clinical services. -
--- Report any problems with department equipment to appropriate personnel. -
--- Act as a clinical supervisor for affiliating Speech Language Pathology Graduate Clinicians for Colleges. -
--- Comply with state specific Speech Language Pathology Licensure Standards. -
--- Periodically work beyond usual working hours as needed for facility emergencies, meetings and holidays. -
--- Maintain an organized working environment. -
--- Consistently portray the mission, vision, core values, cornerstones and professional image of Family of Caring, exercise good judgment in the performance of the job. -
--- Special projects and other duties as assigned. -
Core Competencies
Strong relationship skills. -
Strong interpersonal skills. -
High emotional intelligence. -
Outstanding oral and written communications. -
Problem-solving, analytical and critical evaluation skills. Technology Skills. -
Cultural awareness. -
Ethical practice. -
Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion. -
Maintain Confidentiality. -
Required Qualifications
Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. -
Certified by American Speech Language Hearing Association. -
Licensed in the state(s) where services are provided to practice as a Speech Language Pathologist. -

Keywords: Family of Caring, Paterson , Speech Language Pathologist for Subacute Rehab Center, Healthcare , Paramus, New Jersey

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