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Company: Pivot Physical Therapy
Location: Montrose, PA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Pivot Physical Therapy is looking for an experienced Speech Therapist to join our clinic in Montrose, PA!

Job Summary:

Adhering to principles consistent with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, the Speech-Language Pathologist provides for the evaluation, rehabilitation, and treatment for pediatric, adult and geriatric populations in regards to communication, voice, swallowing and cognition.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Treats pediatrics, adults and geriatrics within the out-patient facility.
  • Adheres to the services in accordance with the measurable result/outcome/goal, frequency, duration, beginning and end dates outlined in patient's Plan of Care.
  • Adheres to documentation standards established by Pivot and submits all session notes, outcome summaries and other reports as deemed necessary in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a patient visit schedule consistent with the needs of the families in accordance to the facility's procedures.
  • Works with the patient's family/caregiver(s) to provide strategies they can work on to address the patients' targeted goals.
  • Treats patients of all race, creed, gender, and disability without bias or prejudice
  • Respects and understands the patient's/family's right to services and right to involvement in service decisions
  • Practices ethical responsibility based on the cultural, ethnic and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law
  • Prepares and submits reports, assuring confidentiality and following all HIPAA guidelines.
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Communicates effectively with other members of the therapy team
  • Keeps abreast of new techniques and trends in the field of Speech Language Pathology.
  • Attends conventions, meetings, or special courses whenever possible and to share with the clinic personnel information gained.
  • Prepares and give talks to community groups and participates in community outreach events in support of Pivot's mission, as requested
  • Maintains good public relations with all community sources
  • Plans for future improvement in procedures and organization of the program
  • Keeps current and adheres to policies and procedures as required by the facility.
  • Actively participates and adheres to all policies and procedures as enumerated in the Corporate Compliance program

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to professional dress code.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management

Required Education, Certifications and Licenses:

  • Graduate of an ASHA accredited school of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Experience: Previous experience in the speech and language field preferred however accepting of CFY applicants.
  • State licensure or be eligible for state licensure
  • Current (or ability to obtain) First Aide and CPR/BLS Card (infant/child); FBI/Fingerprint Clearance*; Child Abuse Clearance*; Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check*

*Clearance must have been obtain within the past 5 years

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent documentation in a timely manner.
  • Able to trouble shoot; strong sense of decision making and judgment; action oriented; approachable
  • Team player and effective at building and fostering teamwork as well as maintain composure when dealing with conflict; thoughtful of others, courteous
  • Active listening skills and able to adapt to change
  • Effectively manages time and manages priorities


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