Speech Language Pathologist / SLP - Auburn, New York United States - 17962



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17962
Title: Speech Language Pathologist / SLP
Job Location: Auburn, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Speech and Language Therapist -Various Schedule and Location Options
Full Time with Benefits
Direct Hire
Auburn, NY ( Rochester, Newark, Lakeville and Dundee also available)

Summary: 
Provides physician ordered speech/language therapy services, which include assessment, planning, developing and implementing an individualized patient therapy plan. Coordinates speech/language therapy with the interdisciplinary team care plan. 

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Provide physician ordered speech therapy services. 
  • Assures orders are renewed, per schedule, or as patient's response to current orders change. 
  • Is responsible for completing, in a timely manner, all documentation including initial assessment, visit notes, renewal orders, verbal orders, and discharge summaries. 
  • Identify patient short/long term goals in terms of functional outcomes. 
  • Reflect progress or lack of goal achievement in all charting. 
  • Confer with physician and/or disciplinary team regarding patient response to therapy. 
  • Provide restorative therapy for patients with communication and/or swallowing disorders: including, but not limited to dysarthria, voice problems/disorders, laryngectomy, aphasia and dysphasia. 
  • Develop alternative communication devices as appropriate. 
  • Provide instruction in compensatory techniques regarding swallowing disorders as appropriate. 
  • Ability to teach family and caregivers treatment modalities as well as clearly communicate interdisciplinary team's philosophy, goals, and outcomes. 
  • Attend scheduled interdisciplinary staff meetings and actively participate in treatment planning. 
  • Participate in committees and program development, as indicated. 
  • Maintain current knowledge by attending related conferences and seminars. 

About the Area

Auburn is a great place to live and visit. It's a very historical place with an old town feel. It is located just at the north tip of Owasco Lake, 15 minutes west of Skaneateles, 50 minutes south of Oswego, 2 ½ hours east of Niagara Falls, and 40 minutes from Syracuse. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Speech and Language Therapist -Various Schedule and Location Options
Full Time with Benefits
Direct Hire
Auburn, NY ( Rochester, Newark, Lakeville and Dundee also available)

Summary: 
Provides physician ordered speech/language therapy services, which include assessment, planning, developing and implementing an individualized patient therapy plan. Coordinates speech/language therapy with the interdisciplinary team care plan. 

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Provide physician ordered speech therapy services. 
  • Assures orders are renewed, per schedule, or as patient's response to current orders change. 
  • Is responsible for completing, in a timely manner, all documentation including initial assessment, visit notes, renewal orders, verbal orders, and discharge summaries. 
  • Identify patient short/long term goals in terms of functional outcomes. 
  • Reflect progress or lack of goal achievement in all charting. 
  • Confer with physician and/or disciplinary team regarding patient response to therapy. 
  • Provide restorative therapy for patients with communication and/or swallowing disorders: including, but not limited to dysarthria, voice problems/disorders, laryngectomy, aphasia and dysphasia. 
  • Develop alternative communication devices as appropriate. 
  • Provide instruction in compensatory techniques regarding swallowing disorders as appropriate. 
  • Ability to teach family and caregivers treatment modalities as well as clearly communicate interdisciplinary team's philosophy, goals, and outcomes. 
  • Attend scheduled interdisciplinary staff meetings and actively participate in treatment planning. 
  • Participate in committees and program development, as indicated. 
  • Maintain current knowledge by attending related conferences and seminars. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications 

NOTE: 
We include multiple levels of classification differentiated by demonstrated knowledge, skills, and the ability to manage increasingly independent and/or complex assignments, broader responsibility, additional decision making, and in some cases, becoming a resource to others. 
In addition to using this differentiated approach to place new hires, it also provides guideposts for employee development and promotional opportunities. 

  • An MS or MA in Speech/Language Pathologist/Communication Disorders from an approved graduate program. 
  • NYS Licensure in Speech/Language Pathology. 
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in an acute cares facility and/or an acute/outpatient rehabilitation facility. 
  • New Pathologists or new to homecare will be placed in the lower level of this job. 

Level two is meant for those with considerable homecare experience and demonstrated higher level of competence. 

  • Ability to travel required. 
  • Possession of a valid NYS motor vehicle operator's license. 
  • Pre-employment physical examination and an annual health assessment as required by New York State Health Department. 

Education Required

  • Masters or better in Speech and Hearing

Preferred

  • Masters or better in Review Required.

Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Speech Therapist

Education:
University - Master's Degree

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