Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.
Speech Therapist will provide services that identify, prevent, remediate and rehabilitate speech, language, cognition, voice, fluency and swallowing disorders in children. Evaluates and analyzes patients, treatment and instructions to patient/family to maximize functional independence. Wors exclusively with pediatric patients.
1. Patient Assessment and Treatment Criteria A:
Performs speech and language therapy evaluations on patients with complex diagnoses.. Patient Assessment and Treatment Criteria B: Performs speech and language therapy treatment planning and implementation for complex patients. Patient Assessment and Treatment Criteria C: Assists with scheduling patients. Patient Assessment and Treatment Criteria D: Provides patient / family education and training.
2. Team Activity Criteria A:
Provides peer reviews and participation in performance improvement activities. Team Activity Criteria B: Mentors lower level staff and new staff. Team Activity Criteria D: .
3. Documentation & Discharge Criteria A:
Fulfills all the compliance responsibilities related to the position. Documentation & Discharge Criteria B: Completes documentation based on department guidelines. Documentation & Discharge Criteria C: Initiates discharge planning
This position requires a minimum formal education of Master Degree and minimum of three years job-related experience. Experience working with children who have Autism Spectrum disorders is required. Minimum Experience: three years Desired: Registration, Certification Requirements: Connecticut Speech/Language Therapist License. ASHA certificate of clinical competence. Neuro-developmental training is preferred. Functional Independent Measurement (FIM) certification and CPR certification pr
Norwalk-34 Maple St
PRN Speech therapist will provide weekday and weekend coverage on an as-needed basis
I/P Physical Medicine
Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
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