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Speech Therapist

Johns Island Post Acute Johns Island, SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
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We are hiring PRN Speech Therapists!! We have flexible schedules and will do our best to work with you.

General Purpose

The Staff Speech-Language Pathologist Therapist evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and

other health team members and maintains documentation of services in the medical records. Conducts in-services and training

for facility staff on an ongoing basis.

Essential Duties

• Evaluate patients within twenty-four (24) hours, or 1 business day of physician referral. If unable to complete

evaluation in 24 hours, documentation in medical record clearly defines cause for delay.

• Develop effective treatment plan and obtain approval for services from referring physician.

• Treat patients per the physician treatment plan.

• Supervise Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants in direct patient care and patient related activities, following

state practice act.

• Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problem and plans.

• Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences as needed.

• Participate in in-services training program for other staff in the facility.

• Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, recertification documentation, per Speech and

Language Pathologist in the Board State Practice Act and governmental and third party payer requirements.

• Record treatment changes per policy and procedures.

• Instruct patient’s families or nursing staff in maintenance program and caregiver training in preparation for

discharge from therapy services.

• Participate in discharge planning.

• Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating CFY/RFP Speech-Language Pathologist and student programs.

• Comply with the Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Bureau State Practice Act and the facility policy

and procedures.

• Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with patients/residents, families, staff and professional

colleagues.

Johns Island Post Acute

Address

Johns Island, SC
USA

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