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Speech Therapy-CCC job in Boca Raton, Florida

Speech Therapy-CCC Job in Boca Raton, Florida

Speech Language Pathologist

Discipline: Speech Therapy-CCC
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Salary/Pay rate: ---

Job Description

CHS is continuing to grow and we are looking for a passionate FT and PRN SLPs to join our experienced team. Our beautiful 120 private room SNF has a large therapy department with state of the art equipment and private treatment room for SLP clients.




* Excellent pay and benefits




* In house clinical team




* Industry low productivity and turnover rate




Please apply directly to our website at: (Login for information)




Job Function Summary




The Speech Language Pathologist evaluates and treats through use of therapeutic procedures designed to address deficits in speech, language, hearing, swallowing and cognition and improve independence, safety and quality of life. The Speech and Language Pathologist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of speech therapy.




Essential Job Functions
•Review available patient information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.
•Conducts and documents a thorough functional assessment of the patient utilizing standardized procedures.
•Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on patient needs and containing achievable functional goals.
•Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process.
•Completes documentation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and applicable standards and administrative and clinical requirements.
•Reports to work as scheduled.

Additional Job Functions
•Orient patients to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform patients of any potential risk during any procedure.
•Communicates with nursing staff, patient and families to ensure effective care delivery.
•Establish and instruct patient and family/other caregiver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharge.
•Assist in the referral process when a patient requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.
•Consistently records outcome scoring data accurately.
•Consistently utilizes appropriate treatment interventions for each patient served that are individualized and ensure appropriate level of challenge, sophistication, and complexity to facilitate maximal patient progress and outcomes.
•Attend and participate in rehabilitation team conferences regarding patient progress, problem or needs.
•Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.
•Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical accuracy.
•Act in compliance with CHS policies and procedures, State, Federal and Professional Organization regulatory and professional standard and guidelines.

Perform other duties as assigned.




Minimum Qualifications/Requirements
•Master of Science degree in Speech/Language Pathology.
•Current license/certification in the state of practice.
•Prefer minimum one (1) year rehabilitation experience serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility.
•Prefer active membership in state and national professional organizations.
•Must meet the educational requirements for certification and be in the process of accumulating the supervised experience or meet the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology granted by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
•Demonstrates competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in Speech Therapy to the patient population served by this facility.
•Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
•Adequate computer skills in order to complete required job duties and computerized documentation.
•Demonstrate ability to assess patient needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.
•Strong organizational skills in order to effectively maintain multiple projects simultaneously.
•Requires creativity as well as the ability to work independently.

Working Conditions




Typical therapy clinic environment. Requires ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends and travel.




Physical and Mental Activities, Tool and Equipment:




Ability to walk, bend, drive, stand, sit and reach constantly during an eight (8) hour day/shift. Ability to speak and hear to understand and give directions. Visual and auditory acuity sufficient to assess, and monitor patient/resident needs, maintain accurate records, understand directions and recognize people. Fine and gross motor skills. Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility and in the community. Work endurance ability to work eight (8) hour days/shifts. Reading and comprehension skills for analyzing reports, charts and correspondence. Possesses highly developed communication and problem-solving skills.

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    City: Boca Raton
    Company: (login to see this information)
    Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
    Job Type: Permanent
    Discipline: Speech Therapy-CCC
    State: Florida