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  • Speech Language Pathologist, Per Diem

    Job ID
    85101
    Location
    US-NJ-Saddle Brook
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Therapy - Speech & Language Pathology
    Street Address
    300 Market Street
    Company
    Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
    Position Type
    Per Diem
  • Overview

    Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation 

    A Joint Venture with Select Medical

     

     

    Speech Language Pathologist

     

    Saddle Brook, New Jersey

     

    For more than six decades, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Kessler has consistently been named to the prestigious “America’s Best Hospitals” list by U.S. News and World Report and is ranked as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country and the top rehabilitation hospital in the East. 

     

     

    Overview

     

    Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation’s Inpatient Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

    • Brain Injury
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Stroke
    • Amputation
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Conditions
    • Multiple Traumas

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary

     

    Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction.  Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients.  Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities.  Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self.  Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

     

    The position is Per Diem with mostly weekend shifts available.  

    Qualifications

    Specific Duties

    • Evaluate assigned patients and establish appropriate treatment goals and programs.
    • Coordinate treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services as available community resources.
    • Develop comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.

     

    Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

    • Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist required.
    • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association or eligibility for Certification pending professional experience required.
    • Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.
    • Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and valid state Driver’s License.