PruittHealth Speech Language Pathologist - SLP - Albany, GA in Albany, Georgia

Category : Health Care Center

Location/City : GA - Albany

Id : 23415

Title: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) â Full TimeLocation: PruittHealth Therapy Services at PruittHealth - PalmyraOffering Competitive Salaries and Generous Benefits package!Job Description:To provide evaluative, consultative and treatment interventions to all patients referred by a licensed physician. To maintain effective communication with health care center staff, patients, families and other customers.Essential Skill/Knowledge Functions: Assessment, evaluation and treatment of all referred patients. Appropriate and timely development of Plan of Care of patients served. Appropriate and timely documentation of progress towards goals as outlined in PruittHealth Policy and Procedure manual. Appropriate and timely communication of patient status to members of Interdisciplinary treatment team. Attends patient care team meetings and other conferences as requested/needed. Orders and/or assists in obtaining patient equipment and/or supplies to attain patient-related therapeutic goals. Participates in conducting in-services to rehab and/or center staff regarding Speech and/or Dysphagia therapy interventions. Submits billing, payroll and expense documentation in a correct and timely manner.Essential Administrative Functions: Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports. Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required. Attend and participate in mandatory in-services. Honor patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints. Comply with corporate compliance program. Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary. Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc. Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment. Perform other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.Licensure/Certification/Education Requirements: Valid professional license in State of practice. Education and experience required for a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech-Language Pathology granted by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Freedom from illegal drug use. Freedom from use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individual in a health care setting are ineligible for employment in this position.Other Training, Skills, and Experience Requirements: Must speak, read and write the English language fluently. Prior long term care experience preferable. For consideration, please click on the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.Or contact Recruiter, JD Miller at 704-456-5190 or We offer a progressive benefits program that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners: 5-Star bonus incentive programs for achieving quality goals Partner Referral Program â Earn cash for referring licensed and certified candidates who are hired into clinical roles at PruittHealth Employer paid profit sharing Employer matching 401(k) Paid Time Off (PTO) accruals beginning the first day of employment Access to "Purchasing Power" financial health program after one year of employmentPruittHealth is committed to supporting the growth and development of our partners by offering the following programs: Leadership Mirroring Committed to Caring Recognition ProgramPruittHealth, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status