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Beth Israel Lahey Health Speech Language Pathologist - Per Diem in Cambridge, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:

0

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Evaluates referred patients accurately using appropriate tests, measurements, and history. Coordinates modified barium swallow studies with the Radiology Department as needed.

  • Develops comprehensive treatment plans in conjunction with the patient and/or family and physician which is based on the evaluation results and includes the frequency and duration of treatment, long- and short-term goals, and expected functional outcomes.

  • Administers appropriate therapeutic techniques accurately and continuously monitors the patient's response to treatment, modifying the program as needed.

  • Documents patient care accurately and in a timely way in the medical record and as needed to facilitate continued care or billing.

  • Confers with the patient and/or family, referring physician, staff, vendors, or other facilities to facilitate or coordinate care, obtain patient equipment, or assist with discharge planning.

  • Maintains and enhances professional knowledge and skills through participation in continuing education programs, professional organizations, and/or review of professional literature.

  • Participates in departmental meetings, projects, and ongoing performance improvement activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in speech/language pathology or communication disorders.

  • Current licensure to practice speech/language pathology from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Two years work experience with adults with neurogenic speech, language, and swallowing disorders.

  • Good oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and other healthcare providers.

  • Strong organization and time management skills to independently manage patient case load.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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