Speech Language Pathologist / SLP - Burlington, Vermont United States - 17894



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17894
Title: Speech Language Pathologist / SLP
Job Location: Burlington, Vermont - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Speech Language Pathologist / SLP - Skilled Nursing Facility 

Location: Burlington, VT

Monday - Friday Days

Full Time - 37.5 hrs per week

Direct Hire with full benefits

 

Fantastic opportunity for Speech Language Pathologist at a Skilled Nursing in Burlington, VT.   Be a part of a growing, patient-centered team. 

About the area:

Vermont's largest and perhaps most cosmopolitan city, Burlington beckons with the perfect blend of old New England charm, arts, culture and nature. Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, Burlington is one of those places you can't help but fall in love with. During the spring and summer, the streets come alive with festivals and outdoor concerts. The picnic benches, playground and bike paths of Leddy Park are filled with warm weather revelers, and opportunities to swim, fish or just kick back on the beach abound.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Speech Language Pathologist / SLP - Skilled Nursing Facility 

 

Location: Burlington, VT

Monday - Friday Days

Full Time - 37.5 hrs per week

Direct Hire with full benefits

 

Direct hire (Perm) position with full benefits

Fantastic opportunity for Speech Language Pathologist at a Skilled Nursing in Burlington, VT.   Be a part of a growing, patient-centered team. 

About the area:

Vermont's largest and perhaps most cosmopolitan city, Burlington beckons with the perfect blend of old New England charm, arts, culture and nature. Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, Burlington is one of those places you can't help but fall in love with. During the spring and summer, the streets come alive with festivals and outdoor concerts. The picnic benches, playground and bike paths of Leddy Park are filled with warm weather revelers, and opportunities to swim, fish or just kick back on the beach abound.

 

Overview 

Speech-Language Therapy team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by making recommendations for a speech-language therapy treatment plan, if necessary, and carrying out treatments as planned; conducting an audiometric screening of resident upon request and making recommendations for further audiology service. This position ensures that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times. 

 

Responsibilities 

1. Screens resident for communication problem upon request; conducts an in-depth evaluation and makes written recommendations for a therapy plan of care, if necessary and upon request. 

2. Coordinates audiometric screening test for resident and makes referrals for further audiology evaluations, or treatments if necessary. 

3. Initiates speech-language therapy plan of care according to physician orders; and maintains required contact with the physician during the therapy program of resident. 

4. Observes rights of residents and treats residents with respect and kindness. 

5. Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for all residents in a speech-language treatment program. 

6. Confers with other staff regarding special needs of residents and integrates speech-language treatment program with goals and approaches of other disciplines. 

7. Attends Resident Care Planning and Family/Resident Care Plan Review meetings for residents currently in a speech-language treatment program. 

8. Maintains records that include statistical reports about resident, in-service education information, budget information and a material/equipment inventory. 

9. Submits statistical reports to the Business Office staff for Medicare billing payments, and completes assessment forms upon request. 

10. Attend staff meetings and required or preferred in-service training. 

11.Participates in developing and conducting in-service training programs for facility personnel involved in resident care. 

12. Reviews written speech-language policies and procedures annually and makes necessary revisions. 

13. Maintains costs of program within the parameters of the annual budget. 

14. Performs all position duties according to safety rules and practices required for this position, and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents and visitors of this facility. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an approved school required.
  • New York State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist required.
  • Clinical Competence Certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association required.

Education:
University - Master's Degree

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