Feb 09, 2020

Speech Therapist - Golden Acres

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full time

Job Description

CFY Accepted! Golden Acres Living and Rehabilitation in Dallas, TX, is seeking a full time Speech/Language Pathologist to join our fun in-house therapy department. We are a busy skilled nursing facility conveniently located in the North Dallas area. We have a fast paced in-house therapy program and offer  both inpatient and outpatient programs. As part of our team you will have exposure to our existing programs in neurology, ergonomics, orthopedics, splinting, manual therapy, and opportunities to build your own programs. In return for your clinical knowledge and professional passion, we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits, paid CEU's and many career growth opportunities. .    Golden Acres 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.     Duties:  Evaluate and treat patient referrals  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. Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA 700 & 701 forms per documentation guidelines. 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.   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Speech Language Pathologist CFY Accepted   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    Golden Acres Living and Rehabilitation Center 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.