Help change the lives of students by performing evaluations and develop effective patient treatment plans to restore, maintain or prevent decline of patient function, by planning and administering medically prescribed therapy treatments in accordance with federal, state and professional standards governing the treatment location.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Meets the patient’s goals and needs and provides quality care.
Administers therapy statements according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician. Complies with company protocol for patient rounding.
Evaluates effects of therapy treatments by observing, noting and evaluating patient’s progress; providing medically necessary treatment plan and modifications
Manage the appropriate therapy minutes for patients based on individual clinical needs; Participates in the Q & A process for rehab related issues. Accuracy in completion of MDS or OASIS items per workflow model
Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing patient specific maintenance programs; instructing patients, families and/or caregivers in follow-up maintenance programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines. Records daily treatment charges per corporate procedures. Documentation will be completed using a company furnished hand held electronic device (i.e. Ipad).
Protects patients and employees by adhering to treatment location infection control policies and protocols and keeping information confidential per company and federal requirements. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with treatment location and department procedures, rules and regulations.
Ensures proper operation of equipment by complying with company procedures and following manufacturer’s instructions
Provides services in multiple settings (including skilled nursing, assisted living, patient homes, and outpatient) as determined by supervisor and patient/resident need including community based services such as home health and wellness activities as required
Graduate from Speech-Language Pathology program
Current license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of practice
Must meet Clinical Competency requirements
Current CPR certification, preferred
Ability to travel within 50 minutes of your assigned primary building(s) as needed.
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
Good problem-solving skills
Good computer skills including use of desktop computers and handheld devices with ability to learn company or customer systems
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary information
Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels
For immediate consideration, send your updated resume and three (3) references to email@example.com