Speech Therapist

Evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long-term speech, hearing, swallowing, and cognitive disabilities in compliance with state and federal guidelines.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Screens and evaluates Resident and develops appropriate care plan.
  • Under a physician's direction, provides direct patient / resident treatment based on established plan of care.
  • Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication and / or swallowing or cognitive problems.
  • Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests.
  • Instructs residents, families, and caregivers to monitor speech and provide ways to practice new skills.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Maintains patient records in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Devises special tools and treatments for the specific needs of patients.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology.
  • Current license in Speech Therapy as required by state law.
  • Certification in clinical competency.
  • One year clinical experience preferred.

Our Benefits

When you work at a SavaSeniorCare affiliated facility, you immediately become part of a team that aims to respect you and recognizes the importance of the skills that you utilize in providing quality care for our residents and patients.
Benefits at a Glance

  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Life, Accidental  Insurance
  • Post-Employment College Program
  • Critical Care with Cancer Coverage
  • Supplemental Spouse Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • CEU Reimbursement
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Employee Referral Program