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Speech Language Pathologist SLP Part-Time

Company: Empowerme Wellness
Location: Lincoln City
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:
Grow your career! Here, you'll find advanced training, opportunities for promotion, and great benefits - all while making a real difference in the lives of seniors! -EmpowerMe Wellness - and our subsidiary companies ONR and EverSpring Pharmacy - are on a mission to improve the lives of seniors and all we serve! We provide fully integrated on-site therapy, diagnostic lab testing, pharmacy services, and more at senior living communities nationwide. Our compassionate, experienced team of nearly 3,000 clinicians and professionals focus on health and wellness solutions in 36 states and counting. You can find out more about us at empowerme.com! (Please note: ONR clinics will be transitioning to the EmpowerMe Wellness brand in 2023.)

Responsibilities:
Perform appropriate assessment(s) and reassessment(s) of patients functional abilities, including physical, emotional, cognitive and sensory components to evaluate the necessity of skilled speech therapy intervention; identify and initiate clinically appropriate therapeutic intervention that is evidenced based and comprehensive to the needs of the individual patient and/or as directed by physician orders in accordance with the appropriate professional standard, applicable state/federal laws and by the companyEducate and communicate with patients, family and other patient care personnel regarding the individualized treatment plan for the patient; and, routinely provide feedback to patient, their family member(s) and care staff personnel regarding progression, goal achievement and discharge plansIdentify the need for, and make, referrals to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of patientsAssume supervisory responsibility and accountability speech language pathology new graduates (in clinical fellowship year) and students in accordance with federal, state and payer guidelines, including communication and documentationAssess, conduct appropriate intervention and/or make recommendations to physician regarding patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitationAssist in training and orientation of EmpowerMe Wellness and/or community staff, as well as students, in relation to rehabilitation therapyCommunicate professionally, clearly and maintain a good working relationship with physicians, care staff, the administrative team and interdisciplinary teams, as well as demonstrate flexibility to ensure patient/facility/customer needs are being metEnsure documentation is completed, and charges are entered, in a timely, thorough and accurate manner and in accordance with state guidelines and company policyPerform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors; manage and operate equipment safely and correctly; maintaining department cleanliness and safetyProvide input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain within budget guidelinesMaintain professional expertise through continued education as necessitated by licensure and as appropriate for provision of specific treatments utilizing EmpowerMe Wellness educational resources when availableDevelop speech therapy department by frequently reviewing best practices, providing guidance for, and conducting, in- services and other educational trainings in compliance with federal and state professional requirementsParticipate in infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs, patient/family and team conferences and attend departmental / company training as requested and provides positive contributions to interdepartmental discussionsAchieve productivity goals and expectations as identified by the CompanyTreat patients and their families with respect and dignity - identify and address psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their familiesComply with HIPAA & PHI guidelines and protects confidentiality at all timesOffer to assist other staff and demonstrates flexibility in carrying shared team functions including special projectsOther duties as assigned

Qualifications:

A master's degree from an accredited program in Speech Pathology/Communication Disorders; ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence is also required
One (1) year of experience in rehabilitation in senior care communities or related settings is preferred
Current state licensure, in good standing, as Speech Language Pathologist
Active ASHA Certification Required
Basic Life Support/CPR certification
Knowledge of Medicare payment systems and EHR/EMR systems

What We Offer For Full Time Employees:
-401 K?? -
-Full Benefits?? -
-PTO?? -
-HSA and FSA?? -
-Life and Disability Insurance?? -
-EAP?? -
-Career Advancement Opportunities and Cross Training Opportunities?? - -
-Recognition Programs?? -
-FUN and much more?? -
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This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.??

Keywords: Empowerme Wellness, Salem , Speech Language Pathologist SLP Part-Time, Other , Lincoln City, Oregon

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