PruittHealth Speech Therapist (ST) – PRN in Stockbridge, Georgia

Category : Therapy Services

Location/City : GA - Stockbridge

Id : 22440

Committed to Your Career? Join PruittHealth Therapy Services!Position: Speech Therapist (ST) – PRNLocation: PruittHealth Therapy Services and PruittHealth – Laurel Park, located in Stockbridge, GAJob 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 FunctionsAssessment, 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 FunctionsParticipate 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 RequirementsValid 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.CFY – meets the educational requirements for certification and is in the process of accumulating the supervised experience required for Certification.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 RequirementsMust speak, read and write the English language fluently.Prior long term care experience preferable.For immediate consideration, please click on the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.At PruittHealth, we’re committed to a lot of things. But we’re especially committed to caring for our patients and residents, as well as providing our employees with a rewarding career as a member of our PruittHealth family.That’s why we attract employees who are passionate about providing the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. We also attract people who are looking for a home, rather than just a job – where being part of a family at work is as important as the type of work they are doing.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.Tuition Reimbursement.Sign-on bonus.External Referral Fee.Attractive relocation.Partner Referral Program.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 employment.As a member of our team, you will also have access to career growth and education through the following programs:Tuition Reimbursement.CNA Ladder Program.Administrator-in-Training Program.Nurse Aide Certification Programs.Leadership Mirroring.Committed to Caring Recognition Program.PruittHealth 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.