Full Time Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Full Time Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Full Time Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • 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;
  • Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities;
  • Attend and participate, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs;
  • Participate in and/or provide in-service education sessions;
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency;
  • Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources;
  • Develop and implement an individualized treatment program based on the initial evaluation and containing achievable functional goals;
  • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of the resident to determine and diagnose communicative deficits and equipment needs;
  • Support the companys commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehabilitation Program;
  • On referral, evaluate the impact of available resident information on the assessment and treatment process;
  • Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others;
  • Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required;
  • Revise the resident’s treatment program, as needed, based upon resident performance;
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.

Requirements:

  • Must have Colorado state license and CCC;
  • Must have California state license and CCC;
  • Must have Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Not accepting CFY of SPLA;
  • Must have Indiana state license and CCC;
  • Will accept CFY if supervision is provided;
  • Must have Georgia state license and CCC;
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a residential/assisted living or skilled nursing facility preferred;
  • Master�s Degree in Speech and Language Therapy;
  • Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development;
  • Students in their CFY (Clinical Fellowship Year) will be considered;
  • Must maintain valid state Speech Language Pathology licensure;
  • CPR Certification;
  • Licensure or Certification as required by State guidelines;
  • Master of Science in Speech/Language Pathology.