Speech Language Pathologist - Central California - Direct Placement

  • Icon Medical Network
  • Fresno, CA, USA
  • Sep 13, 2017
Full time Speech Language Pathology

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:



Like the idea of living in a gorgeous central California city? Then this Speech Language Pathologist job is perfect for you!



A successful individual in this capacity does the following:



Provides, directs and supervises all aspects of quality patient care, including but not limited to; screening, evaluation and treatment, treatment planning, goal setting, family education and documentation, in order to assure the best outcome for the patient. The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) assures that the patient care follows the organization's guidelines, professional standards and community needs, and is in compliance with Federal and State guidelines.



The SLP Serves as a patient and rehabilitation advocate for current and prospective patients, as well as all internal and external customers. Ensures cross-disciplinary coordination in order to provide for consistent patient care. Participates in quality assurance and customer service activities.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Follows all organizational and facility safety procedures regarding one's personal protection and patient safety.
  • Participates in care planning meetings, rehab meetings and family training in order to communicate patient status during therapy.
  • Develops treatment plan and provide treatment, consistent with benefit and reimbursement level for best functional outcome for patient.
  • Appropriately and effectively completes documentation including evaluations, daily progress notes, summaries, or monthly reports as required.
  • Attends continuing education seminars/workshops to keep abreast of new clinical skills, programs or techniques.
  • Provides in-service training sessions or other educational presentations to company, team or facility in order to enhance one's clinical and professional knowledge and skills.
  • Maintains appropriate state licensure, certification and credentialing.
  • Submits billing, payroll, and expense documentation in a timely manner.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other members of the rehab team.
  • Conforms to all safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment.
  • Anything else as your supervisor and/or upper management may assign and/or require.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:



Education required: Minimum of Master of Science in Speech/Language Pathology.



Licensure/Certification: Licensure or Certification as required by State guidelines. CPR Certification.



Experience: 1 year Speech/Language Pathology experience preferred. 1-2 years experience in a residential/assisted living or skilled nursing facility preferred.

Students in their CFY (Clinical Fellowship Year) will be considered.



ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL TASKS:

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to lift up and over 100 pounds with assistance according to resident's abilities.
  • Educates staff, other health care professionals and third party payers on the benefits and functional outcomes of intervention.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to travel whether by car and/or plane as necessary to reach assigned destination in a reasonable time frame.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, push, stoop, and pull as needed especially in fulfilling patient care activities.
  • Must be able to meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, including a physical examination.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:



May be exposed to blood, body fluids, burns, infectious diseases, air contaminants (including tobacco smoke), hazardous chemicals, and to the Hepatitis B virus, and will be responsible for following company safety policies and procedures and Health Department regulations regarding contact with any of the above.

Reference Number: 10243601
NursEmp Reference Number: NursEmp_ID_89595

Job ID

10243601