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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) – CF or CCC

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This is a Contract position in Lake Placid, NY posted June 9, 2021.

Why Is This A Great Opportunity?

  • **Clinical fellowship accepted.
  • Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York State’s Adirondack Mountains.
  • It’s known as a Winter Olympics venue and a hub for snow sports and other outdoor pursuits.
  • In the center of town, Mirror Lake has a trail around the shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a popular attraction.

Job Description:

  • Speech-Language Therapy team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by making recommendations for a speech-language therapy treatment plan, if necessary, and carrying out treatments as planned; conducting an audiometric screening of resident upon request and making recommendations for further audiology service.
  • This position ensures that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.
  • Full-Time 37.5 Hours, Monday – Friday
  • 70,200k – 87,750k

Responsibilities:

  • Screens resident for communication problem upon request; conducts an in-depth evaluation and makes written recommendations for a therapy plan of care, if necessary and upon request.
  • Coordinates audiometric screening test for resident and makes referrals for further audiology evaluations, or treatments if necessary.
  • Initiates speech-language therapy plan of care according to physician orders; and maintains required contact with the physician during the therapy program of resident.
  • Observes rights of residents and treats residents with respect and kindness.
  • Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for all residents in a speech-language treatment program.
  • Confers with other staff regarding special needs of residents and integrates speech-language treatment program with goals and approaches of other disciplines.
  • Attends Resident Care Planning and Family/Resident Care Plan Review meetings for residents currently in a speech-language treatment program.
  • Maintains records that include statistical reports about resident, in-service education information, budget information and a material/equipment inventory.
  • Submits statistical reports to the Business Office staff for Medicare billing payments, and completes assessment forms upon request.
  • Attend staff meetings and required or preferred in-service training.
  • Participates in developing and conducting in-service training programs for facility personnel involved in resident care.
  • Reviews written speech-language policies and procedures annually and makes necessary revisions.
  • Maintains costs of program within the parameters of the annual budget.
  • Performs all position duties according to safety rules and practices required for this position, & as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents & visitors of facility.
  • Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase position productivity and satisfaction.
  • Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this position, and for all staff members of facility.
  • Exhibit the highest level of customer service toward residents, staff & visitors.
  • Perform other position duties assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.

Qualifications:

  • M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an approved school required.
  • New York State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist required.
  • Clinical Competence Certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association preferred.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,200.00 – $87,750.00 per year

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