Speech & Language Pathologist

Full Time
Rockland County
Posted 11 months ago

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
POSITION SUMMARY:The Speech and Language Pathologist/CFY serves as a member of the clinical team. He/she provides diagnostic assessment and appropriate intervention within their scope of practice.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum Education: Master’s degree accredited by the council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology. Minimum Experience: Some experience working with adults is a plus. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSAs): Good oral and written communication skills; computer literacy; ability to work well with others; ability to speak, read and write English proficiently; exceptional interpersonal skills to be able to interact effectively with the people we support and their families/caregivers; thorough knowledge of speech and language pathology evaluation practices and documentation; knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 coding.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Perform evaluations in accordance with discipline standards to determine person’s appropriateness for therapy and medical necessity. Write detailed evaluation and assessment reports demonstrating the person’s abilities and areas for treatment. Develop initial Treatment Plan detailing the person’s individualized therapy goals and update periodically, as per regulations. Provide treatment in accordance to the person’s treatment plan goals using high standards of care. Maintain clinic documentation in the person’s chart including: evaluations, treatment plans, assessments, correspondence, discharge summaries etc. Completes in a timely and accurate manner. Work collaboratively as part of the clinical team. Attend meetings and share ideas regarding treatment as appropriate. Be familiar with the regulations, policies and procedures of the clinic. Adhere to all HIPAA related policies and procedures safeguarding the protected health Information (‘PHI”) of all patients. Submit billing for service rendered promptly. Choose the most appropriate CPT and ICD-10 codes. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Meets with supervisor on a regular basis and as required by Medicaid regulations and documents appropriately.

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