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Speech Language PATHOLOGISTS- IMMEDIATE NEEDS! (All of Northern, NJ)

locationFairfield, NJ, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: To provide home based services in speech pathology under mentorship as a New Jersey state-licensed Speech-Language Pathologist according to the physician's orders and the assigned Plan of Care.


· Master’s degree in speech-language pathology.

· Current SLP Lic in the state of NJ

· Current CPR

· Meets all state health status requirements as needed.

· Must have Titers and Annual Physical completed within the last 6 months.


· Assesses patient’s speech and language abilities and deficits

· Prepares an initial assessment of the patient’s condition and perform periodic reassessments.

· Develops and implements a plan of care in accordance with the physician's orders and agency policies.

o The plan of care must include the type of services rendered, an estimated duration of treatment, the frequency of visits with clearly defined, measurable short- and long-term goals.

· Provides rehabilitative services for speech and language disorders to meet established treatment goals.

· Selects and use appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and materials.

· Documents types of treatment and patient’s response on designated clinical progress notes.

· Complete cases conferences prepare discharge summaries of service, and complete documentations on appropriate forms and as indicated in collaboration with the supervising Speech pathologist.

· Instructs other health care personnel, the patient and/or caregivers in methods to assist patient in home therapy programs to improve, correct, and/or accept the patient’s disability.

· Instructs patients and/or caregivers in communication techniques and speech, muscle and breathing exercises.

· Collaborates with other health care team members on an ongoing basis to ensure continuous coordination.

· Participates in inter-disciplinary and case conferences, staff meetings and in-service programs as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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