Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - PRN
Company: HealthPro Heritage
Posted on: November 14, 2021
At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who
work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change
patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication
and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking
for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations,
maybe it's time to look at our company.. The primary purpose of the
position is providing and directing speech therapy services to
patients which may include pediatric, adult and/or geriatric
persons. The goal of helping them reach their maximum performance
potential within a medical model of practice shall occur..
Responsibilities. On referral, evaluate the impact of available
resident information on the assessment and treatment process..
Conduct and document a thorough assessment of the resident to
determine and diagnose communicative deficits and equipment needs..
Develop and implement an individualized treatment program based on
the initial evaluation and containing achievable functional goals..
Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines, and
consistently maintain timely and accurate departmental records..
Instruct aides in appropriate procedures and provide supervision in
accordance with applicable State law.. Enter a progress note in the
resident record following each treatment session.. Revise the
resident's treatment program, as needed, based upon resident
performance.. Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise
discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.. Orient residents
to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their
needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any
procedure.. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to
maximize resident's use of functional abilities.. Instruct
residents and family/other caregiver about therapeutic procedures
to be continued by the resident at home following discharge..
Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional
services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of
community resources.. Attend and participate, or provide
information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident
progress, problems or needs.. Attend and participate in other
department/facility meetings, as required.. Access continuing
education opportunities appropriate to discipline and
responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency..
Participate in and/or provide in-service education sessions..
Participate in the quality improvement process by responding
appropriately to results of medical record audits, resident
satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulations.. Promote
the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and
informal interactions with the community.. Act in compliance with
Heritage Healthcare's regulatory and professional standards and
guidelines.. Adhere to facility policies and procedures and
participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs..
Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality
care to residents.. Understand reimbursement by various payers and
allocate therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident
goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.. Demonstrate a
knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination,
and third party reimbursement guidelines.. Support the company's
commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to
foster confidence in the Rehabilitation Program.. Perform duties in
an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct
supervision is needed; willingly helping others.. Maintain the
expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected
for your position at your particular facility/facilities..
Qualifications. Master's Degree in Speech and Language Therapy..
Hold a current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-
Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) credential offered by the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association.. Assumes responsibility for
ongoing continuing education and professional development. Must
maintain valid state Speech Language Pathology licensure. Sorry the
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