Jan 19, 2021
San Antonio, TX, USA
The Healthcare Center of Patriot Heights in San Antonio, TX, is recruiting for a full time Speech/Language Pathologist to own our in-house speech therapy programs. This position is open due to our expanding programs and goal to provide the best possible care for our patients. Here are some reasons to join our team:
"One of the things I most appreciate about being part of an Ensign affiliate is the empowerment to practice at the highest level of our licensure. We are encouraged and supported to grow programs, further our training in the areas of our passion, and to love on our patients in a way that we are uniquely equipped to do. We are able to take ownership within our facilities to make positive changes that affect the lives of the ones we care for on a daily basis." Tiffany D. Bishop MS, CCC-SLP- Legend Greenville
"I love being a speech-language pathologist for an Ensign affiliate. I am able to make a difference in the lives of our residents with dementia by identifying their remaining capabilities, training staff for what they are and how to maximize them in their daily routines and leisure activities, thereby returning purpose to the residents’ lives. Ensign is an awesome organization to be affiliated with because “Passion for Learning” is one of our core values, enabling me to continually expand my knowledge base and increase my skills as a speech-language pathologist." Christa Keesee MS, CCC-SLP - The Garrison
In addition to a professionally rewarding work setting, Patriot Heights can also offer highly competitive compensation and benefits as well as many opportunities for career growth.
The Healthcare Center of Patriot Heights 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 Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Big & Loud, and other 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
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.