Speech Therapist - contract position
Jewish Service for The Developmentally Disabled

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Post Date: Apr 03, 2022
Job Type: Per Diem/Contract/Other
Start Date: 05/02/2022
Salary: $65 - $75 per hour
Location: US - New Jersey - Livingston
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Description
Holistic center serving adults with developmental disabilities. This is a growing program where each therapist is a valuable and supported member of our team. Humanistic philosophy is central to the ongoing work of JSDD and its WAE Center program.

PT Speech Therapist (contractor position) - Seeking a therapist who is comfortable working independently and collaboratively. Two weekdays (between 9:30am - 2:30pm) to start.

Responsibilities and Duties

Work collaboratively with the therapeutic team
Complete evaluations and all necessary documentation
Recommend specialized equipment to support communication
Provide speech therapy as outlined in treatment plans and prescriptions
Offer cost-efficient treatments that help improve patient’s speech and/or dysphagia and overall ability to communicate
Independently manage work flow which includes allotting time for treatment documentation of individual and group treatments and notes in the electronic health record system (EHR); Foothold Technology AWARDS Program
Maintain NJ State Licenses required for Medicaid and Medicare billing

Skills
Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities and ability levels
Creative problem solving skills; excellent communication and writing skills
Master’s Degree
NJ License as per N.J.A.C 13:44C and N.J.A.C 8:42