National Church Residences

Speech Language Pathologist

Job ID
2016-9873
Shift
1st
Type
Contingent
Bristol Village

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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