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RWJBarnabas Health Speech Language Pathologist (Inpatient) - Part Time - New Brunswick, NJ in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Speech Language Pathologist (Inpatient) - Part Time - New Brunswick, NJReq #:45534

Category:Speech Therapy


Shift:Please note in comments to HR section below

Facility:Childrens Specialized Hosp

Department:Speech Therapy IP NB


Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH), 200 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Job Summary

Provides direct patient care services to individuals exhibiting communication and or swallowing disorders. Coordinates services with other health professionals. May assist in the training and supervision of students.

Essential Job Functions

Delivers effective therapeutic services that are relevant to population served and remains knowledgeable of current techniques.

Communicates SpeechLanguage evaluations on population served that accurately and efficiently identifies strengths and needs in the area being evaluated. Effectively communicates this information in verbal and written forms.

Completes Basic Competencies of the population currently serving as indicated on the Competency criteria for Speech & Hearing Dept., and hospital competencies.

Meets productivity demands by seeking out opportunities within the entire department when cancelations, no shows and low census occur.

Effectively shares information regarding therapy/evaluation techniques and/or hospital procedures with students, volunteers, CFYs and peers.

Participates in projects for the department that are consistent with department and hospital goals and missions.

Communicates job specific concerns and participates in developing solutions.

Provides in service training to staff and community as requested and completes training commencert with state license laws.

Completes written work in a timely manner relevant to evaluation, therapy and patient coordination and the content of written material meets ASHA specifics.

Meets minimum annual expected volumes.

Formal Education and Job Related Experience

Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology.

Completion of the national examination if beginning Clinical Fellowship Year affiliation.

Evidence of continuing education is necessary to meet licensing requirements.

Student clinical experience in pediatrics rehabilitation experience desirable.

Thorough knowledge of the theoretical principles and clinical application employed in the diagnosis and management of various communication and swallowing disorders.

Knowledge of normal development is desirable.

Tact, initiative and judgment in the performance of duties.

Member of ASHA required


Certificate of Clinical Competence from American SpeechLanguageHearing Association or eligible.

Clinical Fellows welcome to apply.

AHA (American Heart Association) BLS Provider Certification required.


NJ State SpeechLanguage

Pathology License or eligible.

Scheduling Requirements:

  • 12 weekend days per year

  • One late shift: 10:30-7pm

Education and Experience Additional Comments

Bilingual SLPs must be able to independently provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for speech, language, cognitive, voice, and swallowing disorders using the client's/patient's language and preferred mode of communication. They must also have the linguistic proficiency to

Describe the process of normal speech and language acquisition for both bilingual and monolingual speakers of that language, including how those processes are manifested in oral and written language (or manually coded languages when applicable)

Select, administer, and interpret formal and informal assessment procedures to distinguish between communication differences and communication disorders

Apply intervention strategies for treatment of communication disorders in the language or mode of communication most appropriate for the needs of the individual.

Job Specific Contacts

Direct contact with patients, families, nursing, therapists and other health professionals.

Physical Demands

Therapy office, therapy suit, inpatient nursing areas or outpatient areas.

Working Environment AdditionalComments

Physical stamina for lifting and therapeutic handling of patients.

Job Provides Direction To

May provide direction to graduate students.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer