Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Company: Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc
Job type: Full-time

MAKE YOUR MARK, MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a
strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency,
support, and innovation. Our Mission is to _improve every life we touch by
providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations_ . We are proud to
provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive
benefits package.
Diversicare operates 62 centers in nine states primarily in the Midwest,
Southeast and Southwest. As Diversicare team member, you will play an
instrumental role in the care of our patients and residents, our most important
responsibility. We are seeking compassionate team members to assist our
patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to
providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members.
A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner
that is reflective of Diversicare s Mission and Core Values: _Integrity,
Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship._ If you are looking for an
opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you
serve, Diversicare is the place for you.
For_More_Information_Please_Contact
Alisha Briggs, Talent Acquisition Manager
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Responsibilities
* Screens patients/residents.
* Upon physician s orders, evaluates patients/residents and develops
appropriate care plans.
* May perform additional assigned administrative duties such as: assigning
and overseeing patient/resident care activities, medical record
oversight, assuring execution of physician orders, ordering supplies,
etc.
* Under a physician s order, provides direct patient/resident treatment
in accordance with an established plan of care. Treatment venue includes
one-on-one supervised and group.
* Contributes to the team meeting and decision-making process as defined by
the program.
* Consults with and trains patients/residents and caregivers.
* Monitors efficiencies on an ongoing basis in collaboration with
supervisor.
* Documents activities according to the company s clinical documentatio
system on a timely basis.
* Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other
reimbursement regulations.
* Communicates effectively with patients, team members, customers and
supervisor.
* Promotes positive customer relations.
* Provides appropriate consultation to the facility.
* Participates in the training and orientation of other staff.
* Participates in clinical program development and implementation.
* Participates in the interviewing process for new staff.
* Participates in census building and marketing activities.
* Demonstrates ability for continuous new learning to remain current in the
field.
* May perform additional duties as requested by the administrator or rehab
coordinator/manager.
* Participates in quality improvement activities.
* Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned
activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes
required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or
impacted by the department.
* Exhibits courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, residents,
families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators, and co-
workers.
* Ensures the rights of residents are respected.
Qualifications
* Masters Degree in Speech Pathology, ASHA Certificate of Clinical
Competence and Professional Licensure where required by state law; two
years clinical experience preferred.
* Vital Stim Certified Preferred
* Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical
judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
* Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact
effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
* Utilizes effective time management skills.
* Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills.
* Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
* Ability to drive and have a current state driver s license.
Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare
does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of
race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age,
or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status,
genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
* Job ID _2020-34444_
* Type _Regular Full-Time_
* Location Name _Oxford Nursing & Rehab Center_
* Address _1130 South Hale St_
* Location _US-AL-Oxford_

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