Jun 30, 2020

Speech Therapist - La Canada

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Tucson, AZ, USA

Job Description

La Canada Care Center, located in Northern Tucson, is seeking a full time SLP to join our therapy team. As a therapist with La Canada, you can expect a stable and well staffed therapy team to work with, the freedom to do your job without corporate constraints, opportunities to create and implement the programs that will best serve your patients, and a focus on outcomes achieved for your patients rather than unrealistic productivity standards.  In addition, you will be eligible for a competitive compensation package including paid CEUs, on-going professional development opportunities and many career growth options with our expanding organization.   La Canada Care Center 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. We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. While some companies are preparing for layoffs, we are gearing up for amazing rehab programs! 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 Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.   Duties:    Evaluate patients within forty eight (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. Document all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintain patient records according to company policy 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. Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating CFY / RFP Speech Language Pathologist and student programs. Comply with the American Speech Language and Hearing Practice Act for the state, and the facility policy and procedures.   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist   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.