Job Description

Rehabilitation Services

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Speech Language Therapy

Roy Lester Schneider Hospital

Position

(Per Diem)

This professional assumes responsibility and accountability for the duties of the position and is cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives, and policies of the Schneider Regional Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Department.  This position services in and out patient populations; including chart review, evaluation per physician referral, and treatment as prescribed to meet appropriate outcomes. The speech therapist educates patients, families and caregivers as needed to support the plan of care. This professional is responsible for completing all assessments and documentation in a timely manner; as well as participating in departmental and interdisciplinary meetings.

Hazards & Physical Requirements

Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours a day, walk up to 4 hours a day, and sit for up to 4 hours a day. Must be able to occasionally push/pull up to 50lbs. and lift/carry up to 20 lbs. on an occasional basis. Is aware of risk of exposure to communicable diseases; blood and/or body fluids.

Specific Requirements

Knowledge of approved principles, principles, practices, and techniques in the evaluation, testing and treatment of speech impairments;

Knowledge of federal laws governing the provision of speech language therapy;

Ability to perform speech language therapy services in accordance with established guidelines and standards;

Ability to prepare accurate detailed records;

Other Experience

Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours a day, walk up to 4 hours a day, and sit for up to 4 hours a day. Must be able to occasionally push/pull up to 50lbs. and lift/carry up to 20 lbs. on an occasional basis. Is aware of risk of exposure to communicable diseases; blood and/or body fluids.