|Title:||Speech Language Pathologist|
|Job Location:||Buffalo, New York - United States|
|Salary:||$60,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly|
|Employer Will Recruit From:||Nationwide|
Direct Hire, Competitive Salary, & Complete Benefits Package.
ABOUT THE AREA:
Williamsville is a suburb of Buffalo in New York. Buffalo is located in the Western part of New York. It is popular for several different things such as Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Wings and the wing festival, Powder Keg Festival, General Mills cereal plant, Teds footlong hotdogs, Canal-side, St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, Food trucks galore, rated a very clean city, hockey and more hockey, the largest two day food festival, and more! Niagara Falls is one of the seventh wonders of the world and you can be there in less than 30 minutes. Short drive to the beautiful finger lakes region. The region is also well known for it many outstanding colleges & universities!
You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes
1.25 hours to Rochester
2.50 hours to Syracuse
SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - CFY Welcome.
LOCATION: Williamsville, NY (suburb of Buffalo NY)
DIRECT HIRE: PERMANENT, OR A 13 WEEK TRAVELER ASSIGNMENT (WILL ACCEPT EITHER)
COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION, BASED ON EXPERIENCE
COMPLETE BENEFITS PACKAGE
SETTING: Skilled Nursing Facility
Full-Time, Weekdays. (Some weekends and holidays may be required)
Speech-Language Therapy team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by making recommendations for a speech-language therapy treatment plan, if necessary, and carrying out treatments as planned; conducting an audiometric screening of resident upon request and making recommendations for further audiology service. This position ensures that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.
1. Screens resident for communication problem upon request; conducts an in-depth evaluation and makes written recommendations for a therapy plan of care, if necessary and upon request.
2. Coordinates audiometric screening test for resident and makes referrals for further audiology evaluations, or treatments if necessary.
3. Initiates speech-language therapy plan of care according to physician orders; and maintains required contact with the physician during the therapy program of resident.
4. Observes rights of residents and treats residents with respect and kindness.
5. Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for all residents in a speech-language treatment program.
6. Confers with other staff regarding special needs of residents and integrates speech-language treatment program with goals and approaches of other disciplines.
7. Attends Resident Care Planning and Family/Resident Care Plan Review meetings for residents currently in a speech-language treatment program.
8. Maintains records that include statistical reports about resident, in-service education information, budget information and a material/equipment inventory.
9. Submits statistical reports to the Business Office staff for Medicare billing payments, and completes assessment forms upon request.
10. Attend staff meetings and required or preferred in-service training.
11.Participates in developing and conducting in-service training programs for facility personnel involved in resident care.
12. Reviews written speech-language policies and procedures annually and makes necessary revisions.
13. Maintains costs of program within the parameters of the annual budget.
14. Performs all position duties according to safety rules and practices required for this position, & as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents & visitors of facility.
15. Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase position productivity and satisfaction.
16. Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this position, and for all staff members of facility.
17. Exhibit the highest level of customer service toward residents, staff & visitors.
18. Perform other position duties assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.
• M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an approved school required.
• New York State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist required.
• Clinical Competence Certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association preferred.
• Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.
M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an approved school required.
New York State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist required
University - Master's Degree