Speech Therapist

  • MA-183, Lenox, MA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

SNF -  Rehab

Start Date:ASAP

 

 

 

Job Description

                                                                     
                        
Job Description
Speech Therapist Pathologist
  
                       
Job Purpose or Summary:


Provide comprehensive evaluation for the Speech Language diagnoses for patients/residents with communication and/or swallowing deficits. Provide written reports to contracted facilities or agency and patient/ resident's physician. Establish and carry out treatment programs, which will meet the patient/resident's functional communicative/swallow needs. Interact regularly with other members of the rehabilitation team and medical staff on patient/resident's treatment plan, progress and prognosis.
Organizational Relationships:

Essential Job Responsibilities:

-    Provides differential diagnosis for patients/residents with speech, language, swallowing disorders.
-    Provides written reports to both contracted facility or agency and patient/ residents physician.
-    Establishes and carries out treatment programs on the basis of the diagnostics information available which will meet the patient’s functional communicative needs.
-     Educational instruction to the patient/resident, family, and appropriate restorative personnel regarding the communication disorder to facilitate recovery.
-    Interacts regularly with other members of the rehabilitation team and nursing staff on the patients treatment plan, progress, and prognosis.
-    Develops appropriate home and community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the patient in their environment.
-    Terminates service when benefit has been achieved.
-    Maintains good rapport with all significant administrative and restorative nursing personnel to facilitate good communication and coordination of treatment program.
-    Assures that all required written documentation is completed and appropriately placed on a timely basis.
-    Complies with established agency standards and evaluation compliance.
-    Submits logs and all billing information on a timely basis.
-    Reports any problem areas within each facility to the appropriate supervisor immediately.
-    Comply with the State Licensing Board of California, Title 22, CMS, and California Labor Board Guidelines.



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Qualifications


-    Provides differential diagnosis for patients/residents with speech, language, swallowing disorders.
-    Provides written reports to both contracted facility or agency and patient/ residents physician.
-    Establishes and carries out treatment programs on the basis of the diagnostics information available which will meet the patient’s functional communicative needs.
-     Educational instruction to the patient/resident, family, and appropriate restorative personnel regarding the communication disorder to facilitate recovery.
-    Interacts regularly with other members of the rehabilitation team and nursing staff on the patients treatment plan, progress, and prognosis.
-    Develops appropriate home and community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the patient in their environment.
-    Terminates service when benefit has been achieved.
-    Maintains good rapport with all significant administrative and restorative nursing personnel to facilitate good communication and coordination of treatment program.
-    Assures that all required written documentation is completed and appropriately placed on a timely basis.
-    Complies with established agency standards and evaluation compliance.
-    Submits logs and all billing information on a timely basis.
-    Reports any problem areas within each facility to the appropriate supervisor immediately.
-    Comply with the State Licensing Board of California, Title 22, CMS, and California Labor Board Guidelines.

 

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