Nov 23, 2020
Paris, TX, USA
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.
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist
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
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.