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Speech Therapist

Ensign Therapy - Wayne, NE
Position: Speech Therapist
Location: Wayne, NE
Job Id: 1765-NE PRN
# of Openings: 1




Speech/Language Pathologist - PRN

Careage Campus of Care - Wayne, Nebraska




About the Opportunity:

Careage Campus of Care is a busy skilled nursing facility with a strong community presence. We are seeking a Speech/Language Pathologist to help us grow our programs and develop something truly special for the community meet their rehabilitation, fitness and wellness needs. provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. We recently established an outpatient clinic and are now one of only two outpatient facilities in a town of 5,500. In return for your clinical expertise and professional passion, we can offer you very competitive compensation, many career growth opportunities and a culture which promotes ownership and facility level decision making.

Careage Campus of Care receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 180 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.


Duties:
Screen and/or evaluate patients within forty?eight (48) hours of physician referral
Develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician
Treat patients according to the physician treatment plan
Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice acts and adherence to facility Supervision Policy and Procedure Matrix
Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans
Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences
Participate in in?service training program for other staff in the facility
Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA therapy cert/POC forms, per the facility’s policy and procedure
Record treatment changes daily per policy and procedure
Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs
Participate in discharge planning
Secure necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate independence
Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating CFY / RFP Speech Language Pathologist and student programs
Comply with the American Speech Language and Hearing Practice Act for the state, and the facility policy and procedures

Requirements:

Although prior therapy experience is preferred, we place a high value on intelligence, drive and willingness to learn and grow, making this an excellent opportunity for an exceptional new graduate who is willing to work hard and make him or herself an indispensable member of our team. The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect.

Experience/Qualifications:

Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist



Desired Skills:
Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process
Superior interpersonal communication skills
Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide
Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice
Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity
Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence
Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department



Careage Campus of Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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