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Speech Language Pathologist - Pediatric Outpatient | Medical Group

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 51308
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 32131074837656-Rehabiliation Services - Inpatient Pediatric


Schedule/Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM, with flexibility to see patients or utilize administrative time on Fridays

Objective: To provide superior services to our customers and to establish community engagement and awareness.

Work Environment/Setting: Pediatric Outpatient Clinic

What you will do:

  • Responsible for patient evaluations, care planning, directing, and administering Occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.
  • Administer treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease, or physical disability.
  • Assist patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.
  • Ensure patient charges are accurate and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Delegate and supervise responsibilities assigned to support staff (OT /PT Aide, etc.).
  • Participate in operational aspects of the department, contributing to performance improvement and CQI activities.
  • Attend all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety, and fire safety programs/trainings.
  • Manage a caseload of 40 patients per week: on average, 10 patients per day.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings and Spending Account options)
  • 403b Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance Plans 
  • Employee discounts/perks
  • Employee Fitness and Wellness Center
  • We are a nonprofit hospital which qualifies employees to work toward the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

What you will need:

  • Master’s degree in Communication Disorders
  • Georgia license and American Speech / Language Association Certification
  • Pediatric experience is preferred
  • CFY will be considered
  • Ability to work on a multi-disciplinarian team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

What you will learn:

  • Practical information demonstrated by skilled therapists
  • EMR documentation methods within a full-service system
  • Time-management methods
  • Planning and Forecasting