Speech Therapist

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 

Role and Responsibilities:

 

Speech Therapist

Primary responsibilities include bedside speech and swallow evaluations of neurologically impaired adults in the ICU, ED and regular medical units. Also ability to determine whether patients should be referred for an objective study (MBS or FEES) during normal business days. Knowledge of tracheotomy and post-vent care recommended.  A minimum of one year experience working with this population is required. Knowledge of MBS and FEES studies required.  Provides applicable diet recommendations to dietary team. 

 

·         Performs an evaluation accurately and with appropriate clinical decision making.   

·         Sets up environment in a safe manner conducive to maximizing evaluation session.

·         Renders a SLP diagnosis or states the reason it could not be determined.

·         Establishes plan for treatment consistent with initial evaluation findings and goals.

·         Performs a thorough chart review and obtains thorough HPI and PMH demonstrating understanding of information and implications for treatment.

·         Documents all required information in the evaluation and daily notes as indicated.

·         Able to use appropriate computer system for patient documentation and billing and completes accurately and in a timely fashion.

·         Implements treatment plan considering patient’s etiology, medical and health status, social, language and cultural history, current needs, and personal preferences.

·         Modifies treatment plan relative to improvement/changes in patient’s communication or feeding status.

·         Provides treatment appropriately and safely, minimizing risk of injury to patient, therapist and others.

·         Trains and educates family members and/or aide/home attendant as indicated.

·         Establishes goals and treatment plan with patient and/or family member(s) as appropriate.

 

 Requirements:

·         Graduate of an Accredited Speech Language Pathology Program

·         Minimum of 1 year hospital based experience

·         NYS Licensure for Speech Language Pathology

 

 Strength Through Diversity

 

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a 
part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

 

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

 

Who We Are

 

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount

Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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