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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Clinton Healthcare Center
Location: Clinton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Clinton Healthcare Center - Full Time SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTClinton Healthcare Center, a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies, has a Full Time position available for a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP). Our therapists are members of the CommuniCare family, and this is not a contract position. This is a professional position with the primary responsibility of patient evaluation and direct patient care.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate, screen, and treat facility patients/residents who need Speech Therapy services.
  • Perform patient's/resident's evaluation under physician order and develop a plan of care in accordance with patient's needs.
  • Plan, direct, or conduct rehabilitative treatment programs to improve communication, swallowing, and/or cognitive problems.
  • Administer, score, and interpret specialized speech tests.
  • Instruct residents, families, and caregivers to monitor speech and provide ways to practice new skills.
  • Instruct and educate residents, families, and caregivers in appropriate diet recommendations and modifications for safe swallowing techniques.
  • Complete required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Maintain patient records in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain professional growth and development by participating in continuing education programs and other approved learning experiences.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all medical record, facility, and rehab related information.
  • Maintain accurate billing information daily in accordance with facility procedures.
  • Attend/Lead interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate to relay clinical findings and make recommendations to other members of the rehab team.
  • Attend and participate in family meeting when appropriate.
  • Review and adhere to the policies and procedures outlined by the facility and CommuniCare Rehab Inc.As a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer you a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental and vision coverage, from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.Qualifications:
    • Must have a Bachelors and/or a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an Accredited Program.
    • Must hold a current state license.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must demonstrate competency in therapy treatment and evaluation principles, techniques, materials and equipment utilization.
    • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of state and federal accreditation.

Keywords: Clinton Healthcare Center, Washington DC , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Clinton, DC

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