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Speech Language Pathologist - Inpatient Rehab

Overview
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
A joint venture with Select Medical
Chester, NJ
Speech Language Pathologist
For more than six decades, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Consistently named to "America's Best Hospitals" list by U.S. News & World Report, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has set the gold standard in rehabilitation and is ranked as the top rehabilitation hospital in the East. Leading-edge treatment programs, research and mentorship opportunities for our staff, hands-on environment, interdisciplinary team approach. Flexible scheduling, preceptorship, and model treatment programs. We are currently seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our team.
Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals
Select Medical's Inpatient Rehabilitation 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.
This position is full time, day shift, 8:30am - 4:30pm
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.
Additional Data
At our rehabilitation hospitals, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.
Other benefits of this position include:
Excellent Orientation Program
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Extended Illness Days (EID)
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Prescription Coverage
Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
401(k) Retirement Plan
Personal and Family Medical Leave
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