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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Per Diem

Company: Geisinger
Location: Millheim
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Per Diem
Location: Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Rehabilitation Services
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-GMCM Rehabilitation Division
Date Posted: 09/14/2022
Job ID: R-32132
Job SummaryResponsible for speech therapy services including evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders, swallowing disorders, and video fluoroscopy swallowing studies. Serves as a resource for staff in dealing with participants with communication, speech, and swallowing difficulties.
Job Duties

  • Assesses participants swallowing, speech and language, and feeding dysfunction and restorative potential.
  • Performs evaluations and assessments within 48 hours of receiving MD order.
  • Performs written or electronic evaluations.
  • Determines patient and family needs related to cognition swallowing, and speech and language function.
  • Discusses with patient and family to identify patient goals and expectations.
  • Develops a comprehensive care plan for each patient.
  • Plans and performs therapeutic interventions to restore function and enhance quality of life to the greatest extent possible.
  • Plans individual therapy interventions.
  • Establishes priority areas of treatment.
  • Provides speech therapy services to restore impaired speech, language, and swallowing disorders.
  • May include treatment program to improve cognition, swallowing function and correct disorders, improve communication and speech ability, and correct disorders.
  • Establishes suitable and achievable treatment goal, which contain time frames.
  • Provides individual therapy for patients as needed or prescribed in the care plan.
  • Performs the appropriate clinical tests and measurements to improve function whenever possible.
  • Prepares the patient for treatment by explaining the treatment process and positioning for comfort, safety, and optimal response.
  • Performs appropriate documentation in all areas of care.
  • Ensures completeness of documentation of all clinical services rendered to patients.
  • Satisfactorily completes and maintains all discipline specific competencies.
  • Maintains statistical records as required.
  • Determines equipment and supply needs and utilizes budget resources to obtain.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position Details
    • Occasional coverage to Geisinger Muncy as available
      EducationMaster's Degree-Speech Pathology (Required)
      ExperienceMinimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Preferred)
      Certification(s) and License(s)Certificate of Clinical Competence - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); Licensed Speech Language Pathologist (Pennsylvania) - State of Pennsylvania
      Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Per Diem, Other , Millheim, Pennsylvania

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