Speech Language Pathologist

Job ID: 60643
Job Category: Speech, Language & Hearing Services
Profession: Speech-Language Pathologist
Speciality: Skilled Nursing
Date Posted: 4/6/2018
Address: 383 MILL ST.
Location: Worcester, MA 01602
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Employment Type: Per Diem
Hiring Organization: Nursefinders
Pay Rate: Call for details

Job Description & Requirements

Speech Language Pathologist

Provide evaluation and treatment to patients of all ages with speech, language, cognitive-communicative, voice and swallowing disorders. Practice in collaboration with other members of interdisciplinary team. Educate patients, families and others. Direct and supervise support personnel. Manage technical, environmental, and financial resources effectively and efficiently. 

Key Responsibilities
Speech, language, cognitive-communicative, voice and swallowing skills are assessed according to organizational and professional guidelines. 
Individually-tailored treatment plans reflect an understanding of patients’ age and situation including discharge plan. 
Patient status is reassessed and treatment plan is modified based on patient progress towards stated goals. 
Diagnostic findings and patient performance is documented in treatment program. 
Documentation is complete, timely and in accordance with facility and practice guidelines. 
Accurate billing is prepared to reflect care provided to patients. 
Speech Language Pathology and health care students are oriented, trained, and mentored to achieve stated performance expectations. 
Performance improvement opportunities are identified and acted upon as appropriate to implement best practices. 
Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives. 
PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.
Qualifications 
Qualifications and Experience 

Education/Degree 
Required 
Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from an ASHA accredited university program required. 

Licensure 
Required 
Licensed (and in good standing), in Speech Language Pathology by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
Preferred 

Skills (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.) 
Required 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing. Association. 
Effective verbal and written communication skills with the English language. 
Basic skills in math and computer science. 
Appropriate knowledge of speech language evaluation and treatment techniques to manage the rehabilitation population. 
Effective problem solving skills for speech language evaluation, interpretation, treatment planning and execution taking into consideration patient’s age, psychosocial, cultural and religious background. 
Basic skills in teaching other and self assessment of learning needs, strengths, and professional goals. 
Safely execute all job responsibilities without risking injury to self or patients. Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with patients and families using the theories of human growth and development, family systems, and cultural background. 
Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software. 
Maintain variable work schedule depending on hospital/program needs to provide patient care (evening, holidays, weekend and travel). 
Preferred 
Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population. 
Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team. 
Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them. 
High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations. 
Attention to detail

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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