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Kings County Hospital Center has a rich legacy for its pioneering role in medicine. Today, with over 625 beds, our hospital remains on the cutting edge of technology and provides the most modern procedures with state-of-the-art equipment. Built in 1831 as a one room infirmary for publicly supported care of the sick, Kings County Hospital Center continues to be a leading healthcare facility whose mission is to provide care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital provides a wide range of health services, and specialties are offered in all fields of modern medicine. More than 200 clinics provide a wide array of ambulatory care services.
SHIFT 2: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
PURPOSE OF POSITION
Under medical supervision, responsible for administration, organization and supervision as it pertains to the dellvery of Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) services in Adult Rehab Inpatient, Acute Care In the Hospital and Outpatient Services. Responsible to the Associate Director of Rehab Medicine for the non-medical aspects of delivery of SLP services.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Inpatient Acute Rehab Medicine, Bedside and Outpatient Rehab Medicine.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs complex activity in the performance, administration and supervision of diagnostic, habllitative, and rehabilitation services to patients with speech and language impairments in order to assist them toward the attainment of greater effectiveness in the process of communication by addressing communicative disorders indicated by impaired language, speech, voice, cognition and swallowing.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for the assessment, re-assessment, treatment of patients in assigned areas, with maintenance of all records pertinent to treatment. This includes the delivery of SLP services.
Evaluates patients assigned for treatment. Completes the initial evaluation and report, including setting short and long-term goals, treatment and documents patient's report in his/her medical record. Renders treatment as determined.
Re-evaluates at appropriate intervals and makes the necessary modifications.
Maintains records of patients' progress and renders written reports at established intervals. Establishes and maintains treatment schedule for assigned patients; attends conferences, meetings and program rounds.
Consults with medical staff regarding recommended therapy services and attends evaluation conferences and makes rounds to discuss progress of patients and problems relating to therapy.
Requests equipment and supplies, maintaining inventory of patient care related items and department supplies.
Prepares summaries of patients' status for presentation at appropriate conferences and meetings.
Participates in staff meetings, in-services, educational programs and other activities
Minimum Qualifications 1. A Master's Degree in Speech Pathology from an accredited college or university, including three-hundred hours of supervised clinical experience in speech pathology; and, 2. A New York State license in Speech Pathology; and, 3. Holds the American Speech-Language – Hearing Association certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology, and, 4. Two years of full-time, paid, professional experience within the last five years beyond the licensure in the practice of speech pathology in a hospital, health care, rehabilitative or related facility. Department Preferences - Highly organized individual - Bi-lingual preferred - Excellent customer service - Experience in an acute inpatient and outpatient Rehab Medicine facility is preferred. - Various Rehab Equipment and modalities of care How To Apply If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button.