Sep 03, 2020

Speech Therapist - Wayne/Randolph NE

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Wayne, NJ 07470, USA

Job Description

Colonial Manor in Randolph and Wayne Countryview Care are seeking a Speech/Language Pathologist to join our amazing therapy team to treat our residents at both facilities. Join us and be part of our exciting transformation!  We have awesome rehab directors who have been building some very dynamic therapy programs, and we are offering the opportunity for the right SLP to continue with that expansion.  We have a wonderful reputation in the community for providing great rehab services, and there is so much opportunity to grow even more.  We are excited to develop something truly special for Wayne, Randolph, and the surrounding communities to meet their rehabilitation, fitness and wellness needs, provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. Our unique company structure provides unequaled stability and a work environment where you are respected and appreciated as a therapist.  We offer a very competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits, paid CEU's, and many professional growth opportunities.    Wayne Countryview and Colonial Manor receive support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 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 Document all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintain patient records according to company policy 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   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      We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.