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  • Speech Therapist On Call

    Company : Name Ecumen Pathstone Living
    ID 2018-13812
    Posted Date
    7 days ago(1/16/2019 11:38 AM)
    Category
    Therapy
    Type
    On-Call
    Location
    US-MN-Mankato
  • Overview

    Ecumen Pathstone Living seeks a Speech Therapist to join its team.  Ecumen Pathstone Living consists of 61 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 69 nursing home beds, 21 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Mankato, Minnesota.  Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

    Responsibilities

    This position provides and directs speech therapy services to patients including assessment and treatment with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.

     

    Essential job responsibilities include:

    1. Administers hearing or speech/language evaluations, tests, or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairments, using written and oral tests and special instruments.

    2. Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family, and other team members.

    3. Records information on the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients.

    4. Monitors patient's response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders.

    5. Instructs clients in techniques for more effective communication, including sign language, lip reading, and voice improvement.

    6. Practices within state licensure requirements and scope of practice.

    7. Follows guidelines/requirements set by CMS, federal and state regulations and meeting requirements set by other payors (insurance companies).

    8. Manages and maintains individual license/certification renewals and when applicable other professional certifications.

    Qualifications

    Speech Therapist

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
    • Previous experience in the rehabilitation/therapy field
    • Current license, state certification, or registered as a Speech Therapist in good standing
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
    • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations including able to work irregular hours, attend meetings and special events.
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to:  Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Doctor of Speech Language Pathology (SLPD) degree
    • Previous experience in home health, hospice or senior care.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

     

    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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