Speech Language Pathologist (No CF)
Speech Therapist Job Description
1.Graduate of an accredited university with an MA, or M.S. in communication disorders that is recognized by ASHA
2.Holds current license and/or registration in the state (as applicable)
3.Successful completion of CFY
1.Provide a comprehensive speech therapy evaluation
2.Document findings on the standardized evaluation form neatly, accurately and adhering to all guidelines
3.Provide a comprehensive treatment plan including long and short term goals, frequency, duration and treatment modalities
4.Ensure MD orders are obtained for evaluations, treatments, recertifications and discharges.
5.Provide comprehensive treatment to patients utilizing modalities and modifying patient treatment as indicated and adhering to precautions.
6.Document patient's progress on weekly progress note accurately and timely
7.Document monthly updated treatment plan on standardized form in timely manner.
8.Document patient's discharge and in-service on a discharge summary as indicated
9.Document any caregiver or discharge in-services on an in-service form as indicated.
10.Complete any and all other documentation forms required by Tender Touch.
11.Document care plans and information needed for the MDS as deemed necessary by the facility
12.Attend facility and rehab meetings as indicated by supervisor and/or regional manager.
13.Participate in facility committee meetings as indicated
14.Act as a rehab delegate to the interdisciplinary team
15.Participates in scheduling of patients
16.Perform screens as indicated
17.Complete billing logs and bill patients ethically and accurately for speech therapy services rendered.
18.Cover other therapists patient caseload during absence as necessary
19.Supervise junior staff members or students in compliance with State ST Board regulations and requirements. Co-sign notes of CFY's and students as indicated.
20.Maintain professional relationship with co-workers, facility staff, patients and patient families
21.Provide inservice education regarding patient care or speech therapy service areas to rehab staff, facility staff and community as needed
22.Comply with all facility and Tender Touch safety policies and procedures
23.Comply with patient confidentiality and Federal Resident Rights
24.Report to work on time, adhere to scheduled hours and project a professional image at all times.
25.Adhere to productivity requirements, complete productivity reports and submit in a timely manner.
26.Comply with all Tender Touch policies re: lunch, overtime, sick and time off notification.
27.Maintain a positive work atmosphere by demonstrating and communicating in a professional manner so as to foster positive relations with customers, clients, co-workers and managers.
28.Perform any other duties assigned by the department supervisor, lead therapist or regional manager.
29.Adhere to any and all other Tender Touch written and oral policies and procedures.
30.Tender Touch may request your availability to travel to facilities within reasonable distance.
Employee should be able to transfer, position and transport patients and be knowledgeable in and exercise good body mechanics during patient treatment.
Tender Touch is an Equal Opportunity Employer