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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Avante At Ormond Beach
Location: Ormond Beach
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose: Provides and directs Speech-Language Pathologist services to residents,including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, relateddocumentation, and communication. Functions under physicians' orders.Qualifications:Ability to assess residents with communications and swallowing disorders.Ability to interpret and communicate results of assessments.Ability to design and execute appropriate treatment plans.Ability to document daily care as per established guidelines.Essential Job Functions:Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Judgment and QualityProvides Speech-Language Pathologist services to residents and initiates referralswhen appropriate and in accordance with department procedures.Conducts screening of residents at regular intervals to determine need forintervention/treatment.Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning andimplementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as indicated.Monitors resident's response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicatedto attain goals in accordance with physician orders.CommunicationInterprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents, family, and otherteam members.Participates in resident, family and staff education.Provides in-service education to the members of the resident's care team andeducation to the community.Maintains positive relationships and rapport with coworkers, residents, familymembers and facility personnel.Planning and OrganizationEstablishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with other teammembers.Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including short and longterm goals and methods to achieve identified goals.Organizing work area and work in progress so that minimum delay results withinterruptions or substitutions.Coordinates treatment plan with resident, families and other team members.DocumentationDocuments results of resident's assessment, treatment, follow-up, and terminationof services.Records indirect time and billable treatment times according to departmentprocedures.Physical Job Requirements:Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium under the Department ofLabor classification. The employee must be capable of exerting 20 to 50 pounds of forceoccasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 ofthe time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to moveobjects, equipment and/or residents. While performing the duties of this job, theemployee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use handsto manipulate tools, equipment, or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift, andperform medium to maximum transfer assists with residents. The employee is required tohave visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability.This position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of exposure determinationunder the OSHA Regulations regarding the Standard on Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (29 CFR 1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all procedures or jobrelated tasks that involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin contact withblood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills and or splashes of blood or bodyfluids. The use of protective equipment and measures is required for every employeeengaged in Category 1 tasks.Education and Experience:Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program.Successful completion of National Certification Examination for S.L.P.Current state licensure or license eligible.Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law. In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Avante expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, Veterans' status or any other category protected by law. Improperinterference with the ability of Avante's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up to and including, discharge.

Keywords: Avante At Ormond Beach, Palm Coast , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Ormond Beach, Florida

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