PER DIEM SPEECH PATHOLOGIST, NEW JERSEY
Tiptop Speech is seeking applicants for a per diem speech-language pathologists (SLP) to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in adults in a sub-acute and long term nursing setting.
Evaluates all residents/patients who have been referred by their physicians with a written order. Develops a treatment program including functional long- and short-term goals for all the residents/patients placed on a Speech therapy program.
Provides treatment as ordered by the attending physician. Interprets, plan, establishes, and exercises proper treatment program in accordance with the physician's referral, periodically, reviewing the resident's/patient's program and response and making recommendations to the physician relative to the need of continuing or discontinuing the Speech therapy treatment.
Contacts the physician for resident's/patient's reports and care as needed. Observes, records, and reports to the physician the resident's/patient's reactions to the therapy programs or any changes in the resident's/patient's condition.
Instructs, teaches and supervises residents/patients, and family/caregivers, regarding Speech therapy procedures as related to the resident's/patient's therapy programs.
Participates in staff development activities. Participates in in-service education programs.
Adheres to all applicable federal, state, local, facility and company maintained standards of care and ethics and policies concerned with the practice of Speech therapy and among other things, personnel qualifications.
Meets productivity and utilization expectation as established by the company.
Completes timely clinical documentation to include functional goal setting, progress and therapeutic approach.
Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competency or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year
Current License in the state of New Jersey