Oct 13, 2020
Abilene, TX, USA
Mesa Springs in Abilene, TX, is currently recruiting for a full time SLP to join the therapy department of our in-house team of healthcare professionals. Mesa Springs is an elegant, upscale, resort-style community offering the entire range of services from independent living to long term care. The facility team already has a very strong reputation for providing great care, and we are excited to expand on what they have established. Join us as we grow in Abilene and enjoy comprehensive benefits including paid CEUs, a competitive salary and a non-corporate environment where you are empowered to practice therapy in a way best suited for your patients.
Mesa Springs 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.
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
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
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist
This position is open to SLPs 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
Mesa Springs 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.