- Salary in the $75-85,000 range
- Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs etc.
- Monday - Friday - Days
Full Time - 37.5 hrs per week
Speech-Language Therapy team members help ensure residents' health and well-being by making recommendations for speech-language therapy treatment plans and carrying out the treatments as planned. They also conduct an audiometric screening and make recommendations for additional audiology services. This position ensures the highest quality of resident care.
- On request, screens resident for communication problems. Conducts an in-depth assessment and writes recommendations for a therapy program of care.
- Assists in the coordination of audiometric screening tests for residents and refers them for further audiology evaluations or treatments, if needed.
- Initiates speech-language therapy plans of care according to physician orders. Maintains contact with the physician during the resident therapy program.
- Respects the rights of residents.
- All residents in a speech-language treatment program are required to keep written evaluations, progress notes, as well as discharge summaries.
- Discusses special needs with other staff and integrates speech and language treatment programs with other disciplines.
- Resident Care Planning and Family/Resident Care Plan Review Meetings for residents who are currently in a speech-language treatment program.
- Keeps records including statistical reports on residents, in-service education, and budget information as well as material/equipment inventories.
- For Medicare billing payments, submit statistical reports to the Business Office staff. On request, complete assessment forms.
- Participate in staff meetings.
- Participates in the development and implementation of in-service training programs to support facility staff involved in resident care.
- Each year, reviews written speech-language procedures and policies and makes any necessary revisions.
- Keeps program costs within the budget.
- Assists in the execution of all duties as specified by safety rules and practices for this position and as necessary to ensure the safety of residents, staff, and visitors to this facility.
- Develop and generate ideas that improve the quality of resident care or increase productivity and satisfaction.
- Assumes the assigned duties in accordance with the service excellence standards and goals for this position and all staff members at this facility.
Who Will Be a Great Fit?
- A degree in Speech-Language Pathology is from an approved school
- New York State License required to be a Speech-Language Therapist.
- Preferentially, a Clinical Competence Certificate from the American Speech and Hearing Association.
- Must be able to communicate effectively verbally as well as in writing.
- Must have the maturity, diplomacy, and the ability to work well together.
- New York State Department of Health, Office of Rehabilitation Therapies must verify qualifications
- Must be able to perform tasks that meet established standards of excellence.
- Must demonstrate a willingness to uphold the company's vision and mission by adhering to the core values of Integrity and Teamwork, Passion for Excellence, Reverence for Individuals, and Team Work.
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