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Hackensack Meridian Health Speech Pathologist (SLP) in Red Bank, New Jersey

Speech Pathologist (SLP) Job ID 2023-125878 Department R-SPCH EVAL Site Riverview Medical Center Job Location US-NJ-Red Bank Position Type Per Diem Standard Hours Per Week 6 Shift Day Shift Hours Varied Weekend Work One Weekend a Month On Call Work No On-Call Required Holiday Work Two of 6 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. The Speech Rehabilitation Pathologist 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 Pathologist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: 1. Interviews patient and evaluates his/her condition. 2. Formulates functionally based/objective short and long term goals. 3. Develops an individualized program of treatment focused on identified patient needs. 4. Prepares written documentation such as Progress Notes, Reassessments and Discharge Summaries. 5. Develops a rapport and mutual respect with the patient to foster an optimum environment for goal achievement. 6. Demonstrates and implements appropriate treatment techniques and skills with patients. 7. Completes patient treatments (within an acceptable departmental productivity range) with a scheduled day. 8. Provides education to patients and/or families based upon the identified learning needs, in a manner that the patients and/or families can demonstrate their understanding 9. Establishes appropriate swallowing compensation to minimize patient risk of respiratory and nutritional compromise 10. Demonstrates appropriate knowledge in providing for the assessment and remediation of cognitive, visual-perceptual skills and/or behavioral parameters Qualifications Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Masters in Speech Pathology Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. Speech Language Pathology License Licenses and Certifications Preferred: 1. Certificate Clinical Competence If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today! Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started. Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status and any other category protected by federal or state law.