Speech-Language Pathologist

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/16/2024 8:27 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-29450
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Therapy
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at Grand Island
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Weekdays and Weekends
Salary
Pay - $45/hour

Salary

Pay - $45/hour

Overview

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Apply today! Benefits include:

  • Shift Differentials
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1,000! (based on tenure)

 

We are seeking a high quality, engaging Speech-Language Pathologist to be on the front lines, making the difference in the lives of our community. 

 

Speech-Language Pathologist position overview:

Speech-Language Pathologist team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of individuals by making recommendations for a speech-language therapy treatment plan, if necessary, and carrying out treatments as planned; conducting an audiometric screening of resident upon request and making recommendations for further audiology service. This position ensures that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. 

Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment, Friendly and supportive staff, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care, Uniform Provided

Responsibilities

Speech-Language Pathologist:

  • Screens resident for communication problem upon request; conducts an in-depth evaluation and makes written recommendations for a therapy plan of care, if necessary and upon request.
  • Coordinates audiometric screening test for resident and makes referrals for further audiology evaluations, or treatments if necessary.
  • Initiates speech-language therapy plan of care according to physician orders; and maintains required contact with the physician during the therapy program of resident.
  • Observes rights of residents and treats residents with respect and kindness.
  • Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for all residents in a speech-language treatment program.
  • Confers with other staff regarding special needs of residents and integrates speech-language treatment program with goals and approaches of other disciplines.
  • Attends Resident Care Planning and Family/Resident Care Plan Review meetings for residents currently in a speech-language treatment program.
  • Maintains records that include statistical reports about resident, in-service education information, budget information and a material/equipment inventory.
  • Submits statistical reports to the Business Office staff for Medicare billing payments, and completes assessment forms upon request.
  • Attend staff meetings and required or preferred in-service training.
  • Participates in developing and conducting in-service training programs for facility personnel involved in resident care.
  • Reviews written speech-language policies and procedures annually and makes necessary revisions.
  • Maintains costs of program within the parameters of the annual budget.

Qualifications

Speech-Language Pathologist:

  • M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an approved school required.
  • State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist required.
  • Clinical Competence Certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association preferred.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.
  • Current, valid CPR/BLS credential.
  • Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required.
  • Verification of qualifications by the State Department of Health
  • Rehabilitation Therapies (license number/certification number) required.
  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.
  • Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the company by following the core values of Integrity, Team work, Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual is required.
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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