Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania US


Job Number: 6906

Position Title: Speech Language Pathologist

External Description:

Pivot Physical Therapy is looking for a Speech Therapist to join our clinic in Clarks Summit, PA!

Job Summary:

Adhering to principles consistent with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, the Speech-Language Pathologist provides for the evaluation, rehabilitation, and treatment for pediatric, adult and geriatric populations in regards to communication, voice, swallowing and cognition.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Treats pediatrics, adults and geriatrics within the out-patient facility.
  • Adheres to the services in accordance with the measurable result/outcome/goal, frequency, duration, beginning and end dates outlined in patient’s Plan of Care.
  • Adheres to documentation standards established by Pivot and submits all session notes, outcome summaries and other reports as deemed necessary in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a patient visit schedule consistent with the needs of the families in accordance to the facility’s procedures.
  • Works with the patient’s family/caregiver(s) to provide strategies they can work on to address the patients’ targeted goals.
  • Treats patients of all race, creed, gender, and disability without bias or prejudice
  • Respects and understands the patient’s/family’s right to services and right to involvement in service decisions
  • Practices ethical responsibility based on the cultural, ethnic and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law
  • Prepares and submits reports, assuring confidentiality and following all HIPAA guidelines.
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Communicates effectively with other members of the therapy team
  • Keeps abreast of new techniques and trends in the field of Speech Language Pathology.
  • Attends conventions, meetings, or special courses whenever possible and to share with the clinic personnel information gained.
  • Prepares and give talks to community groups and participates in community outreach events in support of Pivot's mission, as requested
  • Maintains good public relations with all community sources
  • Plans for future improvement in procedures and organization of the program
  • Keeps current and adheres to policies and procedures as required by the facility.
  • Actively participates and adheres to all policies and procedures as enumerated in the Corporate Compliance program

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to professional dress code.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management

Required Education, Certifications and Licenses:

  • Graduate of an ASHA accredited school of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Experience: Previous experience in the speech and language field preferred however accepting of CFY applicants.
  • State licensure or be eligible for state licensure
  • Current (or ability to obtain) First Aide and CPR/BLS Card (infant/child); FBI/Fingerprint Clearance*; Child Abuse Clearance*; Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check*

*Clearance must have been obtain within the past 5 years

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent documentation in a timely manner.
  • Able to trouble shoot; strong sense of decision making and judgment; action oriented; approachable
  • Team player and effective at building and fostering teamwork as well as maintain composure when dealing with conflict; thoughtful of others, courteous
  • Active listening skills and able to adapt to change
  • Effectively manages time and manages priorities

Address1: 655 Northern Blvd

Company: Pivot Physical Therapy

PostalCode: 18411

City: Clarks Summit

State: Pennsylvania

Community / Marketing Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Company Profile:

Pivot Health Solutions is a premier provider of health and wellness services that focuses on getting people back to health, preventing injury and staying fit where they work, live and play. Our family of brands include Pivot Physical Therapy, Pivot Onsite Innovations, Pivot Occupational Health, Pivot Sports Medicine and Pivot Performance. We wouldn't be Pivot without our passionate and dedicated team members. If you're looking for a rewarding career in a setting that promotes clinical excellence, professional advancement and teamwork, apply now!

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Pivot Health Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Pivot Health Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Pivot Health Solutions expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Pivot Health Solution's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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