Nov 23, 2020

Speech Therapist - Legend Paris

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Paris, TX, USA

Job Description

Legends Healthcare of Paris, TX. is recruiting for a PRN Speech/Language Pathologist to own our in-house speech therapy programs. This position is open due to our expanding programs and goal to provide the best possible care for our patients.  Here are some reasons to join our team:    "I love being a speech-language pathologist for an Ensign affiliate.  I am able to make a difference in the lives of our residents with dementia by identifying their remaining capabilities, training staff for what they are and how to maximize them in their daily routines and leisure activities, thereby returning purpose to the residents’ lives. Ensign is an awesome organization  to be affiliated with because “Passion for Learning” is one of our core values, enabling me to continually expand my knowledge base and increase my skills as a speech-language pathologist." Christa Keesee MS, CCC-SLP - The Garrison   In addition to a professionally rewarding work setting, Legends Healthcare of Paris can also offer highly competitive compensation as well as many opportunities for career growth.    Legends Healthcare of Paris receives 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 Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Big & Loud, and other opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist     Duties:  Evaluate patients within 48 hours of physician referral Develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician Treat patients according to the physician’s treatment plan and adhere to facility documentation guidelines  Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and treatment plans Participate in Patient Care Conference, Utilization Review Meeting and Rehabilitation Conferences Participate in in service training program for other staff in the facility Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA 700 & 701 forms per documentation guidelines Record treatment charges per facility policy and procedure Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance program. Participate in discharge planning Secure necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate independence Comply with the American Speech Language and Hearing Practice Act for the state, and the facility policy and procedures 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.