Company: Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Join Our Team: Make a difference in the lives of others. Join
our team today! Overview:Speech-Language Therapy team members
assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by
making recommendations for a speech-language therapy treatment
plan, if necessary, and carrying out treatments as planned;
conducting an audiometric screening of resident upon request and
making recommendations for further audiology service. This position
ensures that the highest degree of quality resident care is
maintained at all times.THIS IS A FULL TIME SPEECH POSITION (2)
OPENINGS .. WEEKDAYS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYSResponsibilities:1.
Screens resident for communication problem upon request; conducts
an in-depth evaluation and makes written recommendations for a
therapy plan of care, if necessary and upon request.2. Coordinates
audiometric screening test for resident and makes referrals for
further audiology evaluations, or treatments if necessary.3.
Initiates speech-language therapy plan of care according to
physician orders; and maintains required contact with the physician
during the therapy program of resident.4. Observes rights of
residents and treats residents with respect and kindness.5.
Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge
summaries for all residents in a speech-language treatment
program.6. Confers with other staff regarding special needs of
residents and integrates speech-language treatment program with
goals and approaches of other disciplines.7. Attends Resident Care
Planning and Family/Resident Care Plan Review meetings for
residents currently in a speech-language treatment program.8.
Maintains records that include statistical reports about resident,
in-service education information, budget information and a
material/equipment inventory.9. Submits statistical reports to the
Business Office staff for Medicare billing payments, and completes
assessment forms upon request.10. Attend staff meetings and
required or preferred in-service training.11.Participates in
developing and conducting in-service training programs for facility
personnel involved in resident care.12. Reviews written
speech-language policies and procedures annually and makes
necessary revisions.13. Maintains costs of program within the
parameters of the annual budget.14. Performs all position duties
according to safety rules and practices required for this position,
and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents
and visitors of this facility.15. Generate and develop ideas, which
improve the quality of care for residents or increase position
productivity and satisfaction.16. Performs assigned duties
according to the service excellence standards and goals established
for this position, and for all staff members of this facility.17.
Exhibit the highest level of customer service toward residents,
staff and visitors.18. Perform other position duties assigned by
supervisor, management staff or Administrator.Qualifications: M.A.
or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an approved school
required. New York State license to practice as a Speech-Language
Pathologist required. Clinical Competence Certification from the
American Speech and Hearing Association preferred. Ability to
communicate well verbally and in writing required. Qualities of
maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required.
Verification of qualifications by the New York State Department of
Health, Office of Rehabilitation Therapies (license
number/certification number) required. Ability to perform tasks to
established standards of excellence required. Demonstrated
willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the company by
following the core values of Integrity, Team work, Passion for
Excellence and Reverence for the Individual is required.Elderwood
expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against
COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of
vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from
vaccination.EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are
evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race,
color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information,
military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or
any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status
unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
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