Feb 23, 2021
Des Moines, IA, USA
The Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines, IA, is seeking a PRN Speech/Language Pathologist to join our in-house therapy team. We provide services to a diverse and interesting adult patient population with a wide variety of diagnoses, and we seek great clinicians who are interested in developing and implementing programs and providing excellent therapy services to our patients. In return, we can offer an in-house work environment where you will be respected and valued as a clinician along with competitive compensation and professional growth opportunities.
The Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines 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 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.
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.