Speech Therapist
Company:
Sidekicks Support Services
Location:
Robbinsville, NJ, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Speech Therapist

Every Superhero Needs a Sidekick.

Employment at Sidekicks provides individuals the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of individuals and families. Each Sidekick receives guidance and training by our team of professionals who are dedicated and experienced in providing services with a purpose.

We are looking to hire individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact and who want to be a part of a dedicated team whose purpose is to improve the lives of others through Speech Therapy.

JOB SUMMARY:
Speech and language pathologist (SLPs) will assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent cognitive, communication and swallowing disorders in individuals whom have dysfunction due to injury or disorders. Speech and Language Pathologists will assist patients to reach their highest level of function.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
� Diagnosing, treating, and preventing speech, language, and swallowing disorders

� Creating treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualized needs of a diverse population of patients

� Performing screenings to detect voice or speech disorders

� Educating patients and family members about speech disorders and causes, including disabilities and traumatic events

� Keeping detailed records relating to patient conditions, care plans, therapies, and progress

� Reporting progress and current status to appropriate parties, which may include family members, teachers, or medical professionals

� Communicate regularly with COO/CEO to review progress and troubleshoot concerns or barriers to successful

� Speech Therapy implementation

� Attend all meetings and trainings as requested or required

� Notify COO/CEO of situation that might compromise the health or safety of client

� Cooperate with Sidekicks, in any investigation or audit review from Insurance companies

QUALIFICATIONS:
The individual must be able to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job. The individual must meet the Sidekicks and New Jersey State minimum qualifications required to successfully perform the job.
� Master�s degree in Speech-language Pathology
� Valid state license or certification
� Strong understanding of speech-related conditions, causes, and treatments
� Excellent verbal and written communication skills