Job ID: 137179
Category: Speech Language Pathology/Audiology
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Aug 23, 2022
Work Schedule: Full-time - Day shift
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Are you a Speech Language Pathologist with sound experience in an outpatient setting? Do you want practice autonomously with the unique opportunity to develop and grow an outpatient speech language pathology program with support along the way? Do you have ideas you’d like to explore and implement in an outpatient setting, build relationships with referring physicians, physical therapists, and our impressive Cancer Center? Are you excited about marketing yourself and our bourgeoning outpatient program, develop subspecialties and provide education to the community we serve? If YES, we need you….and you need us.
Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical, and business professionals across all disciplines.
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Full-time Speech Pathologist to join the team within the Krogh Outpatient Rehabilitation.
• The Speech-Language Pathologist provides speech, language, and dysphagia services in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, the Licensure Board of New Jersey, and the Bylaws of the Princeton HealthCare System. Speech-Language Pathology practice involves the examination, evaluation, treatment and instruction of patients and their family members for the prevention, habilitation, and rehabilitation of speech, language, learning, processing, cognition, and swallowing disorders. Such practice includes but is not limited to the infants, children, and adults with disorders in aphasia, articulation, auditory processing, dysfluency, dysphagia, foreign accent, hearing impairment, language impairment, laryngectomy, learning disability, memory disorder, neurogenic disorders, oral-motor dysfunction, and vocal pathology.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs a patient examination in a technically competent manner. Performs skilled services. Uses sound judgment and follows established standards of practice independently.
2. Evaluates clinical findings to determine rehab diagnosis and outcomes of care; Designs a plan of care that integrates the goals, treatment, outcomes, and discharge plan. Performs interventions in a competent manner assessing the response to care. Adapts delivery of care to reflect respect and sensitivity to individual differences; Performs reassessments as necessary. Assesses needs for other services.
4. Incorporates an understanding of economic factors in the delivery of services and maintains compliance with productivity standards of the department as specified in the staffing plan.
5. Demonstrates competency in the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to meet patients’ physical, psychological, and social needs. Competent in age specific knowledge and skills. Understands age-related growth and development levels.
6. Supports customer service and performance improvement goals of the department; collaborates with other caregivers/ staff, within and outside the department to develop means of enhancing patient care and services.
7. Implements a self-directed plan for professional development and lifelong learning.
8. Keeps abreast of changes in policies and procedures. Uses support personnel according to ethical and legal guidelines. Maintains confidentiality as per standards. Professionally represents the PHCS during interactions with suppliers, committee, new employees, and students.
• A Masters Degree or equivalent from a Speech-Language Pathology program accredited by the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
• Certificate of clinical competence (CCC)
• CPR certification
Related Work Experience
• Experience with adults, children and dysphagia preferred.
• Can additional experience substitute for education? If “yes”, specify type of experience (i.e. supervisory or nonsupervisory, etc) and identify how many years of additional experience:
• Yes: CFY
· Minimum 2 years of previous outpatient experience required.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
• Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association or eligible to complete a Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY).
• Current Temporary or Current Permanent License as a Speech- Language Pathologist from the State of New Jersey.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.