CareMeridian is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist serving individuals with acquired brain injury and other neurological challenges at our Pleasanton, CA facility. Our Speech-Language Pathologist serves a critical role in helping address mobility, access, and communication, to support re-entry into homes and communities.
Directs and administers speech therapy using techniques that assist in the rehabilitation of individuals with functional disabilities of speech, language, voice, and swallowing. Reviews medical records, tests and evaluates clients/consumers, develops treatment plans and administers therapy. Provides effective evaluations, documentation, and communication of medical information.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.
Assesses speech and language skills, development, articulation ability and voice and fluency disorders of patients assigned.
Reviews medical history, performs evaluation, and determines patient therapy needs.
Develops, implements, and evaluates individualized patient therapy plans. Coordinates therapy modifications to the client's plan of care with the Director of Clinical Services and client's physician.
Identifies and develops intervention strategies. Routinely reviews pertinent client medical data to determine the effectiveness of therapy services in reaching maximum rehabilitation potential.
Instructs clients, family members, and primary caregivers as needed to insure the maintenance of or acquisition of optimal functioning level for each client.
Insures effective coordination of client home care services through timely completion of required documentation and transfer of pertinent medical data to the client’s physician, Director of Clinical Services and other caregivers.
Reviews and documents comprehensive evaluation reports to summarize tests utilized, results of test(s), and diagnosis of speech/hearing disorders.
Reports and records assessments, evaluations, therapy interventions and patient changes according to physician orders and the Mentor Network’s policies.
Investigates and takes appropriates actions on client or employee concerns and or complaints.
Maintains appropriate HIPPA compliance and a safe patient environment.
Performs other related duties and activities as required.
Minimum Knowledge and Skills required by the Job
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to perform the job.
Education and Experience:
Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and one year’s experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
Current state licensure/certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
AMERICAN WITH DISABILITY STATEMENT
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodations to be determined on a case by case basis.
Internal Number: 114095
At CareMeridian, our subacute care facilities specialize in offering sub-acute and specialty nursing for patients in need of traumatic brain injury rehabilitation and spinal cord rehabilitation, and patients suffering from medically complex injuries and neuromuscular or congenital anomalies. And, most important, we provide hope for the best possible recovery. Our post-acute care facilities offer comprehensive rehabilitation options, cutting-edge services and 1:4 staff-to-patient ratios.The care patients receive is from a treatment team that includes nurses, therapists, neuropsychological specialists, social workers, activities directors and dieticians – with consulting by physicians at the forefront of catastrophic injury and rehabilitation medicine.Because patients receive consistent care from the same therapists during their stay, we quickly identify patient progress and adjust care plans accordingly, to hasten the return home. We also believe that our non-institutional-like settings help speed recovery, with outdoor therapeutic areas and bedrooms made to look and feel like their own.With subacute care facilities throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Colorado , our com...mitment to delivering high-quality post-acute care is the focus of everything we do, providing the foundation to heal patients and bring hope to families.CareMeridian has “in-network” relationships with most major health insurance carriers, workers’ compensation and the VA, helping to make CareMeridian subacute nursing facilities a cost-effective alternative when considering your options.