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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Marvel Medical Staffing
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Staff Speech-Language Pathologist Therapist evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and other health team members and maintains documentation of services in the medical records. Conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis.ential Duties Evaluate patients within twenty-four (24) hours, or 1 business day of physician referral. If unable to complete evaluation in 24 hours, documentation in medical record clearly defines cause for delay. Develop effective treatment plan and obtain approval for services from referring physician. Treat patients per the physician treatment plan. Supervise Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants and/or Speech Therapy Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice act. Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problem and plans. Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences as needed. Participate in in-services training program for other staff in the facility. Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, recertification documentation, per Speech and Language Pathologist in the Board State Practice Act and governmental and third party payer requirements. Record treatment changes per policy and procedures. Instruct patient s families or nursing staff in maintenance program and caregiver training in preparation for discharge from therapy services. Participate in discharge planning. Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating CFY/RFP Speech-Language Pathologist and student programs. Comply with the Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Bureau State Practice Act and the facility policy and procedures. Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with patients/residents, families, staff and professional colleagues. Position Start Billing string = Santa Rosa Post Acute

Keywords: Marvel Medical Staffing, Petaluma , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Petaluma, California

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