• Clinical Standards Director/Speech Language Pathologist - (Remote. Must reside in OC, SB, LA or Riverside County)

    Job Locations US-CA-Southern California Region
    Job ID
    2018-2070
  • Overview

    Audit and monitor delivery of behavioral and/or clinical therapies to ensure quality participant service delivery, and regulatory and record keeping compliance related to the specific treatment being delivered. Utilize fidelity/competency check lists to assure associates achieve clinical standards performance levels.

    Responsibilities

    • Audit and monitor applied behavioral and/or clinical programs, as appropriate to ensure compliance with government agency requirements. Manage administrative and emergency plans, accommodations, physical facility, and medical record keeping practices to ensure quality and clinical standards are achieved. Manage and maintain the performance system utilizing developed fidelity/competency check lists; develop, monitor and analyze ongoing organizational data collection, develop and implement interventions based on area of specialization, training and ongoing coaching to improve associate performance; Conduct assessments for participants on a monthly basis or as needed. Initiate and maintain liaison relationships between management, clinical and/or therapy supervisors and Director of Training and Quality.
    • Perform and audit medical records on a quarterly basis; provide comprehensive reports summarizing audit results, recommended actions and status. Monitor, assess and assure consistently organized medical records; secure, confidential record keeping and access practices; defensible documentation with objective and functional goals related to written assessment; and accurate documentation of goal achievement or progress. Initiate corrective action as necessary to restore and maintain compliance.
    • Survey and report participant experience results, associate productivity levels, evidence of appropriate therapist supervision for clinical fellows, therapy assistants, and/or aides on a quarterly basis. Initiate corrective action if necessary and/or advise management of major concerns.
    • Audit and monitor assigned therapy or intervention service providers for initial competency assessments within thirty days of hire as well as annual competency assessments; provide appropriate audit report, highlighting areas of concern; ensure service delivery as specified by contract; provide mentoring, supervision and/or support, as necessary.
    • Attend and participate in leadership team Meetings. Lead and/or participate in Policy and Procedure, Infection Control, as required, Safety and Risk Management Committees, and contribute to Performance Improvement.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
    • Graduate from an accredited program consistent with specific treatment being delivered.
    • Must possess and maintain a current state or national certification and/or licensure in accordance with California state practice.
    • Five years of experience with infant/young children with disabilities, including autism.
    • Prior supervisory experience preferred.
    • Knowledgeable in licensed area of practice, transdisciplinary early intervention theories, and/or rehabilitation principles and practices as applicable to the assigned area.
    • Knowledgeable of evidence-based practices found to benefit children with Autism Spectrum (ASD) or other developmental disorders. Familiar with the field of early intervention.
    • Ability to maintain positive customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions.
    • Ability to exercise discretion and safeguard the privacy of information when dealing with sensitive and/or confidential situations and documentation.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, and work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and groups. Must relate well to children and their families and maintain positive affect.
    • Excellent clinical, administrative, and leadership skills.
    • Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
    • Able to interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Very good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and related computer software.
    • Able to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easter Seals Southern California and/or program requirements.
    • Able to maintain a current CPR certification.
    • Ability to regularly and frequently drive to therapy sites and/or participant homes for audit and compliance purposes; ability to travel locally with reliable transportation; maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards, and must have and maintain proper auto insurance and vehicle registration.

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