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Speech Therapist/ Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Company: The Pines at Philadelphia Rehabilitation and Healt
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Speech Therapist/ Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)RATE: $45 PER HOURBENEFITS--- Same Day Pay --- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance--- Life Insurance--- Disability Insurance--- 401K--- Holiday Pay--- Paid Time Off--- Overtime Available--- Full Time/ Part Time and Per Diem--- Weekly Employee Appreciation Event- "Thankful Thursday"ABOUT USAt The Pines we are big believers in making coming to work a positive experience and that is why we invest in and give back to our staff. From our weekly "Thankful Thursday" Program to our Monthly Gift Giveaways and various other programs we run there is always something exciting going on.Join Our team today and have an experience like never before The purpose of this position is to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to evaluate, treat, document and/or facilitate care for residents with impaired ability to swallow or communicate due to disease process; participate in the interdisciplinary team meetings as required; assist the Director of Nursing Service to develop communication and/or swallowing decline prevention policies and procedures.--- Evaluate resident's functional needs when referred by the resident's attending physician or interdisciplinary team.--- Follow physician's orders, facility policies and procedures to evaluate and treat residents and complete required documentation for care provided.--- Assist the Director of Nursing Service in establishing communication and/or swallowing decline prevention policies and procedures.--- Participate in discharge planning when appropriate.--- Perform diagnostic tests, evaluate and document evaluations of referred residents in accordance with facility policies and procedures.--- Provide appropriate treatment to help residents maintain or attain the highest level of communication and/or swallowing function possible within the confines of his/her physical abilities.--- Recommend and/or provide appropriate treatment, preventative measures and assistive devices to prevent decline in resident's function.--- Provide appropriate resident or caregiver education to help residents maintain or attain the highest level of communication and/or swallowing function possible within the confines of his/her physical abilities.--- Maintain timely and accurate resident reports as required by federal, state and local regulatory agencies and third-party payers.--- Observe infection control procedures.--- Be responsible for the safety of residents under his/her supervision.--- Assume duties related to completion of Minimum Data Set assessments as assigned.--- Complete documentation related to evaluations, treatment plans, MDS assessments, resident care plans and progress notes in a timely manner.--- Participate in resident care conferences, interdisciplinary care conferences and rehabilitation conferences as scheduled.--- Participate in implementation of programs to improve resident care related to Quality Indicators.--- Assume Quality Assurance duties as assigned.--- Observe all facility policies and procedures.--- Observe all facility safety policies and procedures.--- Observe guidelines in the employees' handbook.--- Follow facility Residents' Rights policies.

Keywords: The Pines at Philadelphia Rehabilitation and Healt, Philadelphia , Speech Therapist/ Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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