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Speech Pathologist SubAcute Rehab FBM N

Location: Orchard Park, NY, United States
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2020

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Job Description

Facility: Father Baker SNF Sub Acute
Status: Per Diem

Work Schedule: Days with Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Hours: Variable

Shift: Shift 1:

FTE: 0.100000:



Summary:


Provides rehabilitation according to state licensure. Organizes and conducts treatment programs to restore and prevent loss of function following disease, injury and/or disability. Practices with autonomy, adhering to Best Practice guidelines and communicating with all healthcare professionals for the best plan of care for the patient.

Responsibilities:


EDUCATION
  • Professional degree from an accredited program by the NYS Department of Education
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC's)
  • Registered and licensed by NYS Department of Education

EXPERIENCE
  • Prior experience working in a similar clinical setting preferred. Experience with Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) studies preferred. Vital Stim certification preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Must have the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members and visitors
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into the existing Speech and Language/Swallowing/Cognitive Therapy Services
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Must have knowledge of Speech and Language/Swallowing/Cognitive Therapy procedures
  • Evaluation and treatment of Residents/Patients for Speech and Language/Swallowing/Cognitive Therapy programs
  • Involvement in the Care Plan process and MDS process
  • Screening of residents for Speech and Language/Swallowing/Cognitive therapy intervention
  • Documentation within the guidelines of CHS LTC Policies and Procedures as well as state and federal regulations
  • Communication skills which may be inclusive of approach, tone of voice, speed of communication, respectfulness and non-verbal communication
  • Physical assessment: Ability to assess the physical and psychosocial impact the disease process and aging process has on ability to perform daily tasks; examples may include cognitive assessment and treatment, swallowing assessment and treatment, and speech and language assessment and treatment, and voice and fluency assessment and treatment
  • Professional Skills: Demonstrates professional skills consisting of full system review focused on disabilities and impairments affecting wellbeing and physical/psychosocial function. Demonstrates best practice patterns consistent with professional standards as established by ASHA and the NYSSLHA
  • Proficient in efficiency navigating utilized EMR programs


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