• Speech Language Pathologist

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    # of Openings
    1
    Company
    Old Cheney Rehabilitation
    Category
    Speech Language Therapy
  • Overview

    Old Cheney Rehabilitation is one of Lincoln's premier Skilled Nursing Facilities, and we are looking to add a Full-time Speech Language Pathologist to our team. If you believe your skills are second to none, and are interested in learning more about our amazing team, apply today!

     

    We provide comprehensive physical, occupational, respiratory and speech therapy services. Our goal is to help each patient get back to living an independent life.

     

    Position Summary

     

    The Speech Language Pathologist evaluates patients and develops speech language programs in collaboration with the physician and provides speech language therapy. They instruct, motivate, and assist patients in reaching therapy goals.

    Responsibilities

    1.Responsible for the establishment and ongoing evaluation of treatment programs, plan of care goals and discharge plans for the patients as related to Speech / Language Therapy needs in consultation with physician.

     

    2. Makes revisions to the plans and goals based on changes inpatient status in consultation with physician.

     

    3. Administers diagnostic speech and language evaluations.

     

    4. Assesses patient status and recommends, in writing to the patient’s physician, the need for a

    rehabilitation program, either restorative or maintenance.

     

    5. Upon receipt of the Physician’s orders, interprets and implements those services and programs related to Speech/Language Therapy. Ensures these orders are carried out in a professional manner satisfying professional ethics, patient rights and State and Federal codes and regulations.

     

    6. Assists in coordinating speech therapy program with other appropriate health care providers/disciplines providing services to the patient.

     

    7. Completes and submits required documentation within established agency guidelines

     

    8. Facilitates effective communication among other clinicians providing care

     

    9. Demonstrates therapy for the nurse, home health aide, family members or other responsible person who may assist the patient with speech and language rehabilitation program.

     

    10. Observes and evaluates the performance of those assisting in the speech program and provides guidance as necessary.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Speech Language Pathology.
    • Current license / registration by state of hire as a Speech Language Pathologist
    • Ability to work well with others
    • Prior experience preferred

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