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Speech Language Pathologist SLP PRN

Company: EMPOWERME
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: March 20, 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 As a Speech Language Pathologist, you will be responsible for providing a full range of speech pathology services including assessment, treatment planning, and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. You will also contribute to program development, quality improvement, and problem solving in accordance with company-wide policies and clinical initiatives, to optimize each patients functional well-being and satisfaction. 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 company Educate 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 plans Identify the need for, and make, referrals to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of patients Assume 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 documentation Assess, conduct appropriate intervention and/or make recommendations to physician regarding patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation Assist in training and orientation of EmpowerMe Wellness and/or community staff, as well as students, in relation to rehabilitation therapy Communicate 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 met Ensure documentation is completed, and charges are entered, in a timely, thorough and accurate manner and in accordance with state guidelines and company policy Perform 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 safety Provide input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain within budget guidelines Maintain professional expertise through continued education as necessitated by licensure and as appropriate for provision of specific treatments utilizing EmpowerMe Wellness educational resources when available Develop 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 requirements Participate 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 discussions Achieve productivity goals and expectations as identified by the Company Treat patients and their families with respect and dignity - identify and address psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families Comply with HIPAA & PHI guidelines and protects confidentiality at all times Offer to assist other staff and demonstrates flexibility in carrying shared team functions including special projects Other 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 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, Cheyenne , Speech Language Pathologist SLP PRN, Healthcare , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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