Speech Therapist

Hackensack University Medical Center Edison , NJ 08817

Posted 10 months ago

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Evaluates, plans and implements a goal oriented Speech Pathology treatment program that focuses on speech-language disorder, swallowing impairments/dysfunction and cognitive functioning to achieve an optimal level of independence. Provides an environment conducive to functional goal achievement. Utilizes interdisciplinary collaboration and available resources to provide care.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Speech Therapist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

Gathers all information necessary to properly evaluate the patient's needs, including testing and consultations with other health care professionals, as appropriate.Incorporates evaluative findings in establishing time oriented functional and measurable short and long term goals.Develops and implements an individualized treatment program that focuses on achievement of the established goals.Progress notes and Reassessments are completed as per departmental policy and procedure, and monitor the patient's status and progress towards goal achievement

Qualifications

Masters in Speech PathologyCertificate Clinical Competence

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!


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