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Speech-Language Pathologist / SLP

Company: Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center
Location: Montclair
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Join our team as a weekend -shift, PRN, Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Montclair, NJ. -Fulfilling your purpose begins here: -People First, Always. Here's how we take care of our people: -

  • Competitive salaries, support teams and growth opportunities. -Your team is bigger than your department: -
    • Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center is an 820,000-square-foot facility that offers the latest medical programs, cutting-edge technology, and patient-focused care that includes 365 beds, 1,200+ employees and a 27-bed Emergency Room/Fast Track Unit.
    • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect. -
      Responsibilities

      • Perform evidence based evaluations and speech therapy on patients
      • Perform evaluations and treatments of patients in all areas of HMH MMC including outpatient (pediatrics and adults), acute care, Transitional Care Unit (subacute) and radiology (Modified Bariums Swallows for both inpatients and outpatients)
      • Proficient in researching viral and bacterial infections and its effects on speech, cognition and swallowing and implementation of appropriate evaluation and treatment modalities
      • Select, administer, and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests and instrumental assessments necessary for the detection and evaluation of a variety of speech, language, voice, cognition or swallowing disorders
      • Establish appropriate long-and short-term goals and treatment objectives
      • Effectively communicate with interdisciplinary team regarding patient's level of function, clinical progress and intended plan of care
      • Educate patients and family members about speech disorders and causes, including disabilities and traumatic events
      • Report progress and current status to appropriate parties, which may include family members, teachers or medical professionals
      • Refer patients as appropriate for additional educational or medical services
      • Be proactive to improve patient satisfaction and identify problems within environment of care
      • Maintain competency and established workflows when utilizing medical record compliance with interdepartmental requirements
      • Supervise Graduate level Speech Language Pathology students performing Clinical Internship
      • Supervision of Clinical Fellows during CF experience (Clinical Fellow) when applicable
      • Participate in transdisciplinary performance improvement (PI) projects and assist in collecting data for PI projects
      • Assist in developmental and execution of hospital and community based educational programs (i.e. Stroke Awareness Day)
        Qualifications

        • At least one (1) year of Speech Therapist/Speech Language Pathology experience
        • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university
        • Must maintain current Certificate of Clinical Competence from American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) or must be in process of completing a CF (clinical fellow) year under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist holding a CCC from ASHA
        • Current and Valid New Jersey Speech Language Therapy License
        • Current and Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
        • Experience with oral motor/feeding skills

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center, New York , Speech-Language Pathologist / SLP, Healthcare , Montclair, New York

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