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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Location: Glenwood
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewEncore Rehabilitation Services is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for the following position:

Full Time
Glenwood, GA 30445
Mon-Fri, Flexible schedule options
Long Term Care (SNF)
Benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, PTO, licensure reimbursement, and 401k with Employer Match.
Also open to PRN!

CFY candidates welcome to apply!Who We AreEncore Rehabilitation is a trusted leader in delivering innovative outsourced rehabilitation solutions tailored to the unique needs of our variety of provider partners. High-quality care. Meaningful clinical outcomes. We foster a patient-first culture driven by a team of passionate, mission-driven professionals. We're pioneering a bright future for therapy providers who are motivated to do what's right for patients and are looking for opportunities to advance.What We Offer

Competitive pay
Generous PTO
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
License Reimbursement
401K Company match
Company paid life insurance
Career development opportunities
Employee assistance program
Health savings account

ResponsibilitiesProvides and directs speech therapy services to residents, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication. Functions under physician's orders.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides speech therapy services to residents and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Speech Therapy Department procedures.
Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention/treatment.
Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as indicated.
Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents, family, and other team members.
Establishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with other team members.
Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family and other team members.
Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment plan.
Monitors resident's response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders.
Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the resident in their own environment.
Documents results of resident's assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services.
Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the resident.
Recommends and obtains appropriate equipment to improve patient's communication. Instructs patient, family and staff in use of augmentative communication devices.
Participates in discharge planning.

This is not a complete list of Job Duties. Other duties may be assigned. QualificationsRECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Certificate of Clinical Competency or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year.
Current state licensure or license eligible.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORK ENVIRONMENTThese essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a speech-language pathologist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.Physical requirements for this position are classified as light under the Department of Labor classification. The employee must be capable of exerting 20 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (2/3 of the time) to move objects, equipment and/or residents. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use hands to manipulate tools, equipment or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with residents. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability. This position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of exposure determination under the OSHA Regulations regarding the Standard on Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens (29CFR 1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all procedures or job- related tasks that involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills and/or splashes of blood or body fluids. The use of protective equipment and measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.PI187681073

Keywords: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC, Macon , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Glenwood, Georgia

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