In its century of service, Coney Island Hospital has established its reputation for clinical excellence and culturally competent care. The hospital has been recognized for its clinical innovations in Primary Care, Adolescent Medicine, Nuclear Medicine and Emergency Services. The hospital's staff is as diverse as the patients they serve. Interpreter services can be provided at any time of the day or night in over 130 languages.
Assessment: Perform screenings and evaluate patients with more complex speech language and related disorders. Perform complete evaluations per professional requirements and departmental protocols including: case history, testing, selection and administration of formal diagnostic tests(s) and interpretation of results to determine etiology, type, nature ,diagnosis and severity of presenting disorder; test stimulability and determine prognosis for improvement; make recommendations for treatment, communicate the evaluation results to referring physicians, patients, families/ others; perform reevaluations as required.
Consultation: Attend team rounds and evaluation conferences to discuss and determine progress, changes in care plan, prognosis and treatment needs..
Referrals: Develop relationships with community agencies, professional groups and assist in referring patients and their families for needed follow-up services and resources. May identify financial care and reimbursement eligibility and expedite corresponding applications.
Treatment: Provide treatment for patients with more complex speech/language and related disorders. Develop and implement written individualized patient care plans including long and short term functional goals with criteria and time frames; provide treatment to restore, improve and/or augment communication and swallowing for those patients with a diagnosed communication disorder and /or dysphagia requiring treatment and/or a home program; modify treatment plans periodically as required; provide opportunities for patient/family/other input into the care plan.
Education/ Counseling: Maintain required clinical and administrative competencies; demonstrate a knowledge of the impact of cultural diversity on evaluation and treatment ; develop patient family education programs to promote the understanding of communication disorders and dysphagia, and home programs for patient/family/other carryover of compensatory and safety techniques for optimal communication and feeding/swallowing; provide supportive counseling to facilitate adjustment to communication and/or swallowing impairment; present in-service programs to enhance student, staff, professional and public awareness of this service area. Act as a role model and mentor to less experienced speech language pathologist (s).regarding assessment, treatment, training of new techniques and other related division/departmental issues ; provide clinical supervision of practicum students and speech clinicians (CFY); develop clinical practice programs and materials ;act as a resource to other departments.
Administrative: Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement, environmental and infection control standards; adhere to HIPPA guidelines; complete all required documentation of assessments, treatment notes and summaries , administrative , billing and statistical forms; schedule patients and maintain productivity levels as required; assist in the selection, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies; provide input regarding department goals, polices and procedures; participate in performance improvement and risk reduction activities; demonstrate consistent customer service skills ;provide volunteer, student and staff supervision and perform other duties as directed by the Director of Speech & Hearing.
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. 3. One year 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.
How To Apply
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Coney Island Hospital Human Resources Department 2601 Ocean Parkway Building 6 Brooklyn, NY 11235 Attn: Recruitment Unit Fax: 718-616-4448
Vacancy Control Board Number
VCB #: CON-08182017-0078