Job Description

Job Summary:
Assists the health care team in implementing the plan of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient evaluations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to appropriately select, administer, score and interpret formal and informal assessment tools.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop, modify, and advance treatment programs that maximize the highest functional performance of each patient, in a creative, skillful and efficient manner, and in collaboration with other team members.
  • Demonstrates care planning that simultaneously incorporates patient and family goals and preferences, physician requirements and financial issues and constraints.
  • Appropriately address patient education needs including, but not limited to discharge planning, home exercise programs and equipment needs.
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior as defined by profession, industry and/or organization.
  • Demonstrates documentation that adheres to departmental, professional and regulatory standards and time frames with clinical, multi/interdisciplinary and payer mandated documentation and clinical care communication.
  • Submits timely and accurate charges.
  • Demonstrates compliance with policy, procedure and practice standards.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for and the enhancement of clinical skills through in-services, literature review, self-study or other learning opportunities during the year.
  • Knows and understands job responsibilities and takes charge of and accepts these responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates ability to learn and apply new skill.
  • Completes appropriate competencies for the hospital and department.
  • Provides patient care based on evidence based medicine.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of patient right to confidentiality.
  • Adjusts schedule as necessary in view of fluctuations in workload.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent from an ASHA accredited school.
  • Current SLP license in Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Current Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
  • Current CPR certification.

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