Oct 20, 2020

Speech Therapist - Parklane

  • Ensign Therapy
  • San Antonio, TX, USA

Job Description

We are seeking a full time Speech/Language Pathologist to join our in-house therapy team at Parklane West Rehabilitation Center located in the Alamo Heights area of San Antonio, TX. .We provide services to a diverse and interesting adult patient population with a wide variety of diagnoses. 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 a competitive compensation package and continuing education.    Parklane West 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. Ensign culture has come to life in these facility teams and is evident in the ownership, passion, and celebration found in their departments every day. In addition, Ensign culture has fostered an environment where therapists have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities.   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist     Duties:  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 procedures 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.