Speech Language Pathologist (Per Diem) - DAY SHIFT - Speech Language

Penn State Health - St Joseph Regional

Location: US:PA:Reading
Work Type: PRN
FTE: 0.001
Shift: Day
Hours: 8 hours

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for evaluating assigned patients and developing and implementing appropriate treatment plans.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides comprehensive goal-directed patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes

Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals, objectives and programs

Provides education to the patient, family and supportive personnel for in-hospital care and to assure safe discharge

Completes medical record documentation in clear, concise, accurate and in a timely manner in compliance with department, State, federal and intermediary guidelines

Completes hospital billing in compliance with department, state, federal and intermediary guidelines

Coordinates patient care with colleagues within the department and in other departments

Initiates and participates in professional growth and actively pursues learning

Works to improve patient satisfaction and patient care processes

Supervises visitors and supportive personnel within the department to assure compliance with all safety procedures, HIPAA Regulations and infection control policies

Attends meetings and rounds as assigned

Provides input as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's Degree 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Able to stand and walk occasionally; sit frequently

Able to lift/carry 0-10 frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally

Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally

Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping



This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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