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Speech Language Pathologist-Skilled Nursing Facility Norwalk Southern California

Company: The Meadows Post Acute
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Meadows Post Acute - Full Time Speech Pathologist-Skilled Nursing Facility-Norwalk Southern California

We Offer a Dynamic and Diverse Work Environment with Benefits: Competitive Salary Medical Coverage Dental Coverage Vision Coverage 401k Retirement Plan Life Insurance Paid Holidays Paid Vacation Paid Sick Leave And much much more!

Responsibilities: TheSpeech Language Pathologistis responsible for the assessment of referred patients, ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric who are experiencing medically complex conditions or medical surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation and/or wound care needs. TheSpeech Language Pathologistduties include:

Conduct appropriate evaluations, assessesand identifies equipment needs relative to to speech/language function. Identifies functional speech defeats and establishes aplan of care to improve patient's function. Administers speech therapy program utilizing specializing therapeutic technique and/or equipment. Recommends communication devices/aid as indicated. Documents the course of patient care including progess made and continuing need for treatment. Provides patient and family caregiver education on tasks and resources that will assist with continued functional indendence. Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate Participate in case conferences, in-services and other meetings as needed ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Ability to project a professional image. Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements. Knowledge and experience in the needs of patients ranging in age from 18 to geriatric. Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations. Strong organizational and analytical skills; excellent writing and speaking skills. Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.) Education and/or Experience:

Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology preferred Successful completion of a national exam in speech language pathology, and completion of a nine (9) month clinical fellowship (CFY), at discretion of the Rehab Director.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Current license for Speech Language Pathology field in state of employment. Must maintain current Provider CPR certification throughout employment.

AtNorwalk Meadows, we believe in the preservation of dignity, self-respect and resident rights in a loving and caring environment. We offer our residents with an ambience where they can enjoy life to its fullest while receiving assistance with activities of daily living, where a long term relationship between staff and residents is the key to our success. We understand the challenges facing patients of recent acute hospitalization for illness, injury or other limitations. That is why we ensure that we provide excellent care and the comforts they deserve with the goal of helping them achieve their highest possible functional capacity and independence.

Keywords: The Meadows Post Acute, Norwalk , Speech Language Pathologist-Skilled Nursing Facility Norwalk Southern California, Other , Norwalk, California

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