- Attractive Salary range - $75000 - $95000
- Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs.
- Relocation Assistance Available
- Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
Speech-Language Therapy team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by making recommendations for a speech-language therapy treatment plan, if necessary, and carrying out treatments as planned; conducting an audiometric screening of residents upon request, and making recommendations for further audiology service. This position ensures that the highest degree of quality resident care is always maintained.
- Screens resident for communication problems 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 tests for residents 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 the resident.
- Observes the 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 residents, in-service education information, budget information and a material/equipment inventory.
Who Will Be a Great Fit?
- New York State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist required.
- Strong experience in the geriatric field for Speech-Language Pathology.
- Bachelors degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
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