National Church Residences

  • Speech Language Pathologist

    Job ID
    2017-11177
    Shift
    1st
    Type
    Contingent
    Location : Address
    Chillicothe Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Overview

    According to the prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable federal, state and  local regulations and under the general supervision of the Facility Rehabilitation Manager, the purpose of this position is to supervise, provide and direct therapy rehabilitation services in compliance with company and facility policies and procedures. A review of

    performance will be conducted on a yearly basis.

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluation and treatment of residents who demonstrate disorders of speech, language, cognitive communication,
      voice, fluency, and swallowing. Evaluation and treatment will only be conducted in accordance with the rules of
      the Ohio Board of Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology and the Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 4753.
    • Screening of residents of the facility as follows:
      New/Re-admission facility residents: Within 24 hours of admission
      Long term residents: At least quarterly, upon receipt of a “significant change” request and/or referral from
      nursing.
    • Completion of all necessary documentation, which includes but is not limited to the following items:
      Daily Billing Record
      Daily Clinical Notes
      Initial Evaluation
      Weekly Progress Notes
      Recertification
      Discharge Summary
      All other required forms as designated by the facility and Facility Rehabilitation Manager
    • The SLP will maintain progressive knowledge of the speech-language pathology field, attending related inservices
      and continuing education programs.
    • The SLP is responsible for attending all required facility meetings and in-services, including Medicare
      meetings, patient staffings, family meetings, care plans.
    • The SLP, in cooperation with the Facility Rehabilitation Manager/Regional Rehabilitation Manager, develop
      programs appropriate to the needs of the residents in the facility, to assist them in achieving their highest
      feasible level of functioning.
    • The SLP will assist the facility in meeting the standards necessary to obtain state, federal, and other
      appropriate certifications.
    • The SLP will employ and follow all appropriate facility infection control policies and procedures and will
      respect and follow OBRA Resident’s Rights Guidelines.
    • The SLP is responsible for the appropriate scheduling of residents on caseload in addition to all required
      inservices and meetings to meet department productivity standard of at least 75%.
    • The SLP is responsible for the scheduling and completing of in-services for facility staff education.
    • The SLP will present her/himself in a professional manner at all times including professional conduct, professional communication, and appropriate dress while in the facility.
    • Adhere to departmental and facility policies and procedures.
    • Maintain responsible work attendance, communicating requested days off with at least 30 days advance
      notice.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Facility Rehabilitation Manager, Regional Rehabilitation Manager, and facility.

    Qualifications

    Experience: Two to four years
    Mental: Must have good communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
    Skills: Must have working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and World Wide Web.
    Must have good written and verbal communications skills.
    Licensure: Current Ohio License (or proof of registration to complete the Clinical Fellowship year in Speech Pathology after which certification can be obtained) ASHA Certification (or proof of ASHA Certification)

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