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Speech Language Pathologist

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As a therapist with PT Solutions, you will be the touchpoint with every patient, every day. So we equip you with the resources, knowledge, and training that help you become a leader in the field and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. We work hard to help you work hard to position you for success to help you become UNSTOPPABLE. PT Solutions is currently seeking a PRN inpatient acute care SLP. This individual will work on an as-needed basis to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders within the inpatient acute care and general rehabilitation settings. It is common you will cover weekend shifts and vacation coverage. Weekday availability is a plus! Essential Functions: Patient Care: conducts diagnostic and prognostic evaluations and functional ability tests as prescribed, observing all precautions for indications and contra-indications. Plans and implements therapy programs as per physician s orders, and in compliance with current standards and practices. Makes recommendations regarding care of the patient to the physician, team members and discharge planner/case manager. Documentation: evaluates patient s records and documents progress in patient s chart in a timely basis. Completes documentation in patient records on a timely basis which includes but is not limited to evaluations, progress notes, charges, updated prescriptions, discharge notes, re-evaluations, Medicare forms and physician and patient communication. Supervision: direct activities of certified Speech Therapist Assistants, Rehab Technicians, students and volunteers as assigned. Ensures treatment plans are being performed appropriately by assistants, Rehab Technicians and students. Quality: participates in continuous quality improvement and program development as assigned, to include but not limited to: data gathering, chart reviews, recommendations and implementation of quality assurance action plans. Department Compliance: complies with department policy and procedures, safety/inspection control plans/OSHA guidelines, employee handbook, and standards of regulatory bodies (JCAHO, Medicare, CARF, etc.) Demonstrates customer service principles and behaviors appropriately. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient s care which results in patient harm. Attends inservice presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety. Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance. Other duties as assigned. PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES: Consistently demonstrates customer service skills with internal and external customers. Availability/Attendance: Demonstrates flexibility and reliability and ensures that patient and facility needs are met. Education/Development: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance, opportunities for personal growth and ability to change. Health/Safety/Security: Knowledgeable of all policies and procedures that affect the outcomes of patient care, employee rights and responsibilities. Productivity/Initiative: Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration. Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities within the department. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Knowledge of Speech Language Pathology principles and practices, general anatomy and physiology, diseases and post-surgical conditions, body movements and functions, and medical terminology. EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: Completion of a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology, and Certificate of Clinical Competency

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Our mission and vision at PT Solutions Physical Therapy is to provide service that exceeds expectations. In doing so, we provide:

  • Professionals endowed with superior technical and customer service skills
  • Facilities which are clean, efficient, and service-oriented
  • Atmosphere of teamwork and compassion for our patients, colleagues and associates
  • Innovation in education and training
  • Community involvement

Our focus is on providing care in an enjoyable customer service environment and treatment delivery unique to each individual and condition.

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We offer a competitive compensation with incentive opportunities, comprehensive benefits including Health, Dental, Life and supplemental offerings, 401k, and paid time off. PT Solutions LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #CB

We are an E-Verify employer.

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