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Speech-Language Pathologist - $10k sign-on bonus

Company: Life Care Centers of America
Location: Humansville
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Northwood Hills Care Center in Humansville, MO

  • $10,000 sign-on bonus/loan repayment
  • Clinical Fellows Welcome!
  • We offer a 36-week training program & on-site mentor!
  • Part of a network of 200+ skilled nursing facilitiesNorthwood Hills Care Center is only 21 miles from one of the top 10 sailing lakes in the United States, Stockton Lake. Stockton Lake offers beautiful scenery with three hundred miles of shoreline. Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, MO is the largest immersive wildlife attraction in the world only 48 miles from Northwood Hills Care Center. For the sports fans, we have Minor League Baseball, i.e., Springfield Cardinals only 47 miles from Northwood Hills Care Center. Springfield is also home to an array of fine dining experiences as well as a shopper's delight.One of the biggest perks of working at Northwood Hills Care Center is the onsite CFY mentor, Karen Williams. Karen is a speech therapist who has been with Life Care Centers of America for 15 years. Her repertoire includes Vital Stim Plus Certification, Guardian Way Certification, Dementia Certification, and Lee Silverman Voice Certification. Her passion includes advancing the skills of those around her to promote the most successful clinician. Karen has a relationship with Missouri State University, which has allowed her to be a voice for the next generation of therapists. If you are looking for an amazing CFY experience with an onsite mentor who will provide guidance and growth Northwood Hills is for you!Position SummaryThe Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) provides direct rehab care in speech therapy to patients upon physician referral in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
    • Graduate of an accredited program in speech therapy (minimum MS or MA SLP)
    • ASHA certified (CCCs) OR must be eligible for 9 month Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) in order to earn ASHA certification (CCCs) and/or meeting ASHA credentialing criteria. Once achieved, must maintain ASHA credentialing.
    • Currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
    • One (1) year of experience in post-acute care or a related setting preferred
    • CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.Specific Job Requirements
      • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
      • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail
      • Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
      • Demonstrate good body mechanics at all times
      • Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
      • Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
      • Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
      • Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, safety, and sanitation
      • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
      • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
      • Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
      • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions
        • Establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals
        • (SLP CCC only) Must be able to oversee and evaluate care given by SLP CFYs
        • (SLP CFY only) Must be able to follow speech therapy treatment plans for patients under the direction of the supervising SLP CCC and in accordance with Federal and State guidelines
        • Chart appropriately and timely
        • Utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately
        • Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude toward patients
        • Assist in the evacuation of patients
        • Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
        • Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
        • Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
        • Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
        • Read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Centers of America, Springfield , Speech-Language Pathologist - $10k sign-on bonus, Healthcare , Humansville, Missouri

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