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Speech-Language Pathologist

Company: JGS Lifecare
Location: Longmeadow
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Speech Language PathologistPer diem**For more information on open positions at JGS Lifecare, text "Jobs" to 351-666-4658.JGS Lifecare has been taking care of the elders of our community for more than a century, fulfilling a promise made in 1912 to provide compassionate care to improve their physical, spiritual and social needs. Guided by Jewish traditions and values, we welcome the opportunity to make the lives of the elders we serve fulfilling, meaningful and vibrant across a spectrum of services. JGS Lifecare is committed to being an "Employer of Choice." We offer employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health and elder care settings. At JGS Lifecare you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation and benefits package. We are a smoke-free campus to ensure the health and safety of JGS Lifecare residents, patients, visitors and employees.WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY:

  • Competitive pay
  • Rewarding job within an outstanding and recognized organization
  • Great work environment
  • Opportunity for growth within the organization
  • Full Time eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off, vacation and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Inclusive company culture
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION
    • Evaluates and screens individual residents and developing rehabilitation plans.
    • Administers treatment to individual residents in accordance with rehabilitation plan.
    • Provides accurate documentation in compliance with all payor sources.
    • Ensures accurate and timely billing to ensure complete reimbursement.
    • Communicates effectively with Interdisciplinary Team.
    • Coordinates with Dietary to ensure appropriate diet requirements.
    • Schedules MBS and nursing as needed.
    • Coordinates with therapy contractors, other department heads and participates in facility meetings.
    • HIPAA and Corporate Compliance.
    • Other duties/projects as identified and assigned by your manager.
      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association.
      • A Speech-Language Pathologist in the Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) with appropriate supervision from a certified and Licensed SLP.
      • Must possess a current, unencumbered licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist to practice in the state of Massachusetts.
      • Must possess current CPR certification.
      • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
      • Must possess ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the occupational therapy service.
      • Must possess problem-solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
      • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to residents, family members, and facility staff.
      • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
      • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility which include a medical and physical examination.
      • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset, at, at times, hostile people within the facility.
      • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems, applications, and other office equipment.
        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Ability to move throughout workday and perform physical activities, including sitting, standing, bending, twisting, stooping, and lifting/moving/pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs. without assistance.
        • Ability to see, hear, feel, read, write, and verbalize clearly in English.Apply today and become part of our JGS Lifecare team!HP100JGS Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. If selected for hire, you must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations.JGS is an equal opportunity employer, veterans & disability. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

Keywords: JGS Lifecare, Springfield , Speech-Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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