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Speech Language Pathologist / Speech Therapist

Requisition R093199 Market Greenville, South Carolina Department Rehab Unit - St. Francis - Downtown Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Speech Language Pathologist is a registered professional who evaluates plans, directs and administers programs of speech therapy upon referral by the physician. He/she will deliver services consistent with Rehabilitation Services policies and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

1. Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited program. Successful completion of appropriate Connect Care training modules for position/location.

2. Experience: No experience required.

3. Licensure, Registration, or Certification: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in state of South Carolina. Rehab Services encourages participation in advanced clinical practice.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Demonstrates basic knowledge of diagnoses seen in Speech Language Pathologist (here after SLP).

2. Performs accurate evaluations, tests, and measurements. Documentation should reflect the need for skilled intervention and continued need for therapeutic services.

3. Identifies short and long-term goals, rehabilitation potential, and estimates necessary length of SLP intervention.

4. Selects appropriate therapeutic procedures and treatment diagnosis that supports medical necessity therefore maximizing patient outcomes.

5. Consults with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team to design the plan of care and goals.

6. Demonstrates basic skill level in the delivery of SLP procedures.

7. Reassess patient status on an ongoing basis and revises goals and treatment plans as indicated.

8. Participates in discharge planning.

9. Teaches and communicates with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team to achieve SLP goals.

10. Documents all aspects of assessment planning and treatment in the medical record in a timely and quality manner. Ensures adequacy of physician's orders and appropriateness of diagnosis.

11. Completes patient charges in a timely/accurate manner. Understands CPT codes and regulations associated with them to include - non-timed procedures, appropriate use of group, and modifiers.

12. Adheres to Bon Secours St. Francis Health rules, regulations and policies; assists in monitoring quality improvement, infection control and safety standards. Notifies director of problems with current processes and helps to develop and implement corrective action to ensure departmental effectiveness.

13. Provides supervision of professional staff and support personnel as outlined in organizational chart; provides orientation of new personnel, students and/or volunteers; facilitates staff development/competency programs; participates in the staff retention and recruitment activities.

14. Participate in inter and intra-departmental in-service training; participates in task forces as directed by Director; alerts Director of problems identified with departmental processes and assists in rectifying problems and creating new processes as indicated; attends meetings as requested by Director.

15. Attends staff meetings/huddles for the purpose of revising policy, discussing problems, continuing education, etc. Participates in task forces or other hospital-wide committees as requested by Director. Acts as a liaison between other departments, medical staff, etc.

16. Prepare, present and participate in educational programs as assigned by the Director. Assists in marketing and program development activities for Rehab Services.

17. Achieves and maintains BLS certification

18. Adheres to Bon Secours St. Francis Rehab professional behavior policy.

19. May require local travel.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Rehab Unit - St. Francis - Downtown

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

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