Speech-Language Pathologist - $5,000 Sign on Bonus - Skilled Nursing/A
Company: Reliant Rehabilitation
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Provides, with minimal supervision, high quality speech-language
pathology services for patients, caregivers, and facilities in
accordance with the principles and practices of speech-language
pathology and with Reliant Pro Rehab, LLC policies and procedures.
Evaluates patients, develops initial and ongoing treatment plans,
develops discharge plans, assists assistants and aides contributes
to case management and provides quality patient care. Maintains
positive level of interaction with facilities and clients.
Maintains good client relations with facilities and their staff.
Adheres to applicable state regulations concerning speech-language
pathology as appropriate.
- Optimize communication and swallowing skills of patients in
facilities by performing the following activities: screening of all
residents: evaluating and treating all patients who could benefit
from intervention as referred by a state approved referral source;
complying with Minimum Data Set (MDS) procedures and effective care
planning; appropriately documenting progress toward identified
objectives; and communicating patient status and needs to the
patient, the patient s family, the staff, and other professionals
- May provide assistance and consultation to Rehab Aides in
skilled tasks during group and individual treatment in a manner
that promotes appropriate utilization of resources and facilitate
continued developments of clinical skills in accordance with State
Practice Acts, Omnibus Reconciliation Act (OBRA), and Reliant Pro
Rehab, LLC policy.
- Is responsible for participating in the following activities:
establishing and maintaining courteous and helpful interaction
patterns with staff, patients, and families which reflect
sensitivity to individual needs and a problem solving approach;
actively integrating therapy s role into facility and
interdisciplinary treatment team; contributing to facility patient
care, utilization review, case management, administrative
staff/department head, and family health care professionals and
colleagues in the community; making appropriate referrals to other
members of the rehabilitation team, developing and implementing new
programs/techniques to enhance rehabilitation services; adhering to
established facility policies and procedures related to
environmental safety, orderliness, risk management, infection
control and emergency situations; and adhering to the requirements
of the patient s Bill of Rights.
- Enhancing clinical expertise, professional and management
skills through interaction with managers, therapists and other
professional staff, self-study, and other continuing education
activities. Maintaining valid state license (where appropriate);
obtain membership and participate in professional organizations;
maintain awareness of issues related to the profession of
Speech-Language Pathology and the health care environment.
- Understand managed care/Prospective Payment System (PPS)
billing and treatment guidelines. Provide quality care as well as
reasonable goals and outcomes within the guidelines.
- Compliant with infection control procedures and environmental
safety protocol within a facility.
- Maintain confidentiality of Reliant Pro Rehab, LLC, facility
and patient information.
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