Sep 22, 2020
Olympia, WA, USA
Olympia Transitional Care in Olympia, WA, is currently recruiting for a part time Speech Language Pathologist to join the therapy department of our in-house team of healthcare professionals. We offer many opportunities to implement a variety of programs including, Cognitive Abilities, Big & Loud and others that you may have a particular interest in. In return for your skill and expertise, we can offer excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, paid CEU’s, a highly competitive rate of pay, a stable in-house team to work with, and many career growth opportunities with our expanding organization. We can provide support for a Clinical Fellow.
Olympia Transitional Care receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 220 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.
Screen and/or 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 treatment plan
Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans
Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings 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 changes daily per policy and procedure
Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs
Participate in discharge planning
Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order
Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating Speech Therapy schools
Comply with the Speech Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility’s policy and procedures
Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
This position is open to therapists at all experience levels.
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.