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Speech Therapy job in Malden, Massachusetts

Speech Therapy Job in Malden, Massachusetts

Therapy Coordinator SLP

Discipline: Speech Therapy
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Malden, Massachusetts
Salary/Pay rate: Negotiable

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Therapy Coordinator SLP at Aegis at Home take a patient-centered approach to the care they provide. You’ll find cutting-edge technology and innovative thinking behind all of Aegis at Home’s comprehensive clinical systems. Drawing from our core clinical programs (balance, complex disease, dementia, and pain management), Therapy Coordinator SLP administer individualized treatments that allow our patients to be continent again, restoring their sense of dignity, independence and comfort. With a career as a Therapy Coordinator SLP at Aegis at Home, you know our outcome-driven programs all come down to doing right by the patient—and that’s why we get results. Discover firsthand as a Therapy Coordinator SLP why it’s no wonder we have one of the highest retention rates for our therapists nationwide.

Beyond excellence in skill as a Therapy Coordinator SLP, we look for people who are dedicated to inspiring health and wellness in our patients. It takes a great capacity to care and the drive to put positive plans into action. Ideal Therapy Coordinator SLP candidates should also have:

Performs evaluations and develops effective resident treatment plans to restore, maintain or prevent decline of resident function, by planning and administering medically prescribed therapy treatments in accordance with federal, state and professional standards governing the facility.

Essential Job Functions
• Meets the resident’s goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining treatment plans in consultation with physicians, and by prescription. Helps residents accomplish treatment plan and secures necessary supplies and adaptive equipment for residents to facilitate independence
• Administers therapy statements according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician. Directs treatments given by aides and assistants. Complies with company protocol for patient rounding
• Evaluates effects of therapy treatments by observing, noting and evaluating resident’s progress; providing medically necessary treatment plan and modifications
• Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers and other health care workers; Participates in the Q & A process for rehab related issues. Manage the appropriate therapy minutes per RUGS category for patients/residents. Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing resident specific maintenance programs; instructing residents, families and/or caregivers in follow-up maintenance programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs. Accuracy in completion of MDS items per workflow model
• Documents resident care services by charting in resident and department records according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines. Records daily treatment charges per corporate procedures. Maintains resident confidence and protects nursing home operations by keeping information confidential. Documentation will be completed using a company furnished hand held electronic device ((Login for information). iPad).
• Protects residents and employees by adhering to facility infection control policies and protocols. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with facility and department procedures, rules and regulations. Complies with company protocol for denial management. Ensure appropriate daily billing of services
• Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
• Secures equipment, adaptive devices and supplies
• Provides community based services such as health and wellness activities as required. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Complies with company requirements on the completion of outcome measures. Willingness to provide services in multiple sites as determined by patient/resident need. Maintain specified efficiency level as determined by supervisor.
• Assist rehab team in coordination of optimal interdisciplinary patient scheduling and establishing a group treatment schedule that is most appropriate to patients' needs
• Effectively communicate with MDS Coordinator and trans-disciplinary team to determine accuracy of appropriate minutes per rehab RUG category, and assures appropriate input
• Attend facility meetings as directed by DOR, to discuss rehab plan of care related to clinical management and appropriate use of minutes
• Communicate with DOR on all rehab related issues within facility in a timely manner. Relay communications from DOR to staff when requested
• Assist DOR in scheduling of staff around PTO absences and census fluctuations that assures proper staffing levels


- Graduate from an accredited program for Speech-Language Pathology
- Current license as a or Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of practice as required
- Ability to travel
- Must meet Clinical Competency requirements upon hire and as needed
- Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
- Problem-solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job
- Good time management and organizational skills
- Maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
- Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels
Company Profile

Aegis Therapies is as committed to making a difference as you are across the full continuum of care, from post-acute and sub-acute through home healthcare. Here, we're able to offer opportunities that allow you to build a diverse, dynamic career. It's more than working with a team that continual

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    Job Type: Permanent
    Discipline: Speech Therapy
    State: Massachusetts