Speech Therapist - Coordinator (Per Diem) at Hackensack Meridian Health in North Bergen, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Speech Therapist - Coordinator (Per Diem)

Job ID
PMC-Speech & Hearing
Palisades Medical Center

Job Location

US-NJ-North Bergen
Position Type
Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
Weekends as Needed
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed


How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Speech Therapist - Coordinator (Per Diem) supervises subordinate staff members. Identifies needs in program planning and facilitates program development. Provides speech and hearing therapy services.


A day in the life of a Speech Therapist - Coordinator (Per Diem) at Hackensack MeridianHealth includes:

    Performs speech.language, voice, fluency, cognition and swallowingassessment and evaluations on a daily basis, on-going reassessmentand administers speech/ language and swallowing treatments topatients as requested by physicians. Some direct exposure toblood/body fluid from patients, but risk is minimal when propersafety precautions are observed. Regularly updates knowledge oftechniques and regulations appropriate to the ages of patients served.Communicates clearly and tactfully with patients.
  • Implements treatment program for disorders of speech, languageand swallowing.

  • Provides specialized information to staff, patient's family inresolving problems affecting speech, language and swallowing.Communicates clearly and tactfully with patients.

  • Uses, on a daily basis, multidisciplinary approach in executingpatient treatment. Coordinate with physician, Social Services/Discharge Planning to provide for continuation of treatment upondischarge.

  • Develop and maintain Policies & Procedures pertinent to speech/language.

  • Develop and maintain Quality Assurance/Improvement program inspeech/language section.

  • Ensures delivery of excellent customer service resulting in positiveand improving patient satisfaction scores for department andMedical Center.

Supplemental Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and submits schedule for speech/language therapy toDirector or his designee.

  • Keeps Director informed of progress and problems.

  • Attends hospital and department educational inservices as required.

  • Performs educational inservices to Hospital staff as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Master's degree in Speech Pathology.

  • Certificate of clinical competence (CCC) in Speech Pathology.

  • A current NJ State license.

Work Experience:

  • Three years or more experience in practice of speech therapy in a Hospital setting.

If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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