Company: Ensign Therapy
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: September 11, 2018
Position: Speech Therapist Location: San Luis Obispo, CA Job Id: 1785-CA PRN of Openings: 1 Speech/Language Pathologist - PRN Bella Vista Transitional Care Center - San Luis Obispo, CA About the Opportunity: Bella Vista Transitional Care is seeking a PRN Speech/Language Pathologist to join our busy skilled nursing facility located in the heart of San Luis Obispo. We have an amazing in-house therapy team here, and we are doing great things in our programming and with our residents. We see a diverse mix of orthopedic, neurological and cognitive disorders, and many of our patients are returning to home. We also have a new sub-acute wing with a heavy focus on neurologically impaired patients. In return for your clinical excellence and professional passion, we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate, a stable and secure place of employment and many career growth opportunities. Bella Vista Transitional Care Center 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 patients within forty eight (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. Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA therapy certs/POC 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. Requirements: Although prior SNF experience is preferred, we place a high value on intelligence, drive and willingness to learn and grow. The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect. Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist 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 Bella Vista Transitional Care is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Keywords: Ensign Therapy, San Luis Obispo , Speech Therapist, Healthcare , San Luis Obispo, California
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