Nov 17, 2020
Peoria, IL, USA
We are seeking a Speech/Language Pathologist with respiratory patient experience to join our in-house therapy team and treat our patients at Peoria Post-Acute Care Center in Peoria, AZ. This position requires at least one year of experience. Our therapy team is dynamic, passionate, and lots of fun to work with. Candidates must have a passion for working with patients that have cognitive decline and Peoria has already implemented some excellent programs to maximize the potential of this patient population. In addition we see a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses so this is an interesting and challenging job! In return for your clinical excellence we can offer you a stable work environment and many opportunities for career growth as well as competitive compensation and benefits.
Peoria Post Acute Care 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.
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
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
Comply with the American Speech Language and Hearing Practice Act for the state, and the facility policy and procedure
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
Peoria Post Acute Care is 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.