Assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides speech and language therapy evaluations, modalities and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.
Performs patient assessment.
Provides care in accordance with physician's orders and established plan of care.
Assesses the effectiveness of treatment and modifies treatment to achieve goals.
Plans for patient discharge. Communicates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other and members of the healthcare team to achieve rehabilitation goals and promote maximum benefits of care.
Participates in performance improvement and program development activities.
Provides input into the budgetary planning process; contributing to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided b the department.
Assess educational needs of the patient, family, care giver or significant other and provides education to meet those needs.
Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and staff.
Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions. Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.
Utilizes the appropriate leadership skills in delegating, organizing and education coworkers and staff. Coordinates and supervises appropriate levels of staff including interns, students and volunteers.
Participates in and contributes to quality improvement process for the department and the institution.
Certified by ASHA for Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology
Current Licensure as a Speech and Language Pathologist/Therapist in the State of PA
Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card
Job : Speech Language Pathologist. Primary Location : PA-Langhorne-CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Organization : 6788 - CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Shift : Day