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Speech Pathologist - PRN - Brunswick Campus

Company: Southeast Georgia Health System
Location: Brunswick
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Interested in working for the Golden Isles' healthcare provider and employer of choice?
Throughout the many locations that make up the Southeast Georgia Health System network, there is a common thread that pulls everything together: A team of committed professionals like you. These individuals appreciate the value of every person who walks through our doors, and are the key to our culture of Service Excellence.
As a Speech Pathologist, you will evaluate and utilize therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of patients with speech and language disorders, and oral motor disorders. You will organize and conduct medically prescribed therapy programs to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of body part. You will help patients reach out his/her maximum performance while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities. For our team members, this is more than a career - it's a calling.
You will be responsible for:

  • Practices Speech Therapy consistent with American Speech and Hearing Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
  • Respects and understands the patient's right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions.
  • Performs evaluations/assessments with special attention to receptive and expressive language skills, speech fluency, vocal and oral competence, articulation, swallowing, and auditory skills. Attends to specific patient variables such as motivation and stamina in planning treatment programs.
  • Develops rehabilitation goals and objectives that are measurable, described in functional and/or behavioral terms, and includes estimated or relevant time frames for achievement, anticipating discharge disposition. Completes all appropriate documentation to maximize financial remuneration.
  • Confers with the person(s) most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keeps them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications and/or progress. Serves as educator and/or resource for patients, families, care givers and other direct patient care providers to assess, instruct, correct, and/or provide information about practice skills and techniques appropriate for all ages.
  • Participates in the improvement of patient satisfaction, job specific processes or procedures. Organizes personal time requirements and demonstrates ability to establish priorities for maximum efficiency.
  • Actively participates in compliance with The Joint Commission standards, both departmentally and organization wide.

Keywords: Southeast Georgia Health System, Savannah , Speech Pathologist - PRN - Brunswick Campus, Healthcare , Brunswick, Georgia

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