Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Job ID
2020-35696
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location Name
Hardee Manor Nursing & Rehab Center
Address
401 Orange Place
Location
US-FL-Wauchula
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
Diversicare Therapy Services

Overview

Smile, You’ve Found Us!

 

Are you passionate about caregiving? Would you like to work with the best team in the world? If so, apply with us today.

 

To learn more, please apply here or you can contact Josh Gibbs at 615-418-3741, or jgibbs@dvcr.com.

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We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.

 

If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!

 

Full Time Benefits include: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Referral Bonuses
  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund
  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet

 

Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 62 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in nine states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

 

It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”

 

We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

 

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

 

Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference.

Responsibilities

  1. Screens patients/residents.
  2. Upon physician’s orders, evaluates patients/residents and develops appropriate care plans.
  3. May perform additional assigned administrative duties such as: assigning and overseeing patient/resident care activities, medical record oversight, assuring execution of physician orders, ordering supplies, etc.
  4. Under a physician’s order, provides direct patient/resident treatments in accordance with an established plan of care.  Treatment venue includes one-on-one supervised and group.
  5. Contributes to the team meeting and decision-making process as defined by the program.
  6. Consults with and trains patients/residents and caregivers.
  7. Monitors efficiencies on an ongoing basis in collaboration with supervisor.
  8. Documents activities according to the company’s clinical documentation system on a timely basis.
  9. Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations.
  10. Communicates effectively with patients, team members, customers and supervisor.
  11. Promotes positive customer relations.
  12. Provides appropriate consultation to the facility.
  13. Participates in the training and orientation of other staff.
  14. Participates in clinical program development and implementation.
  15. Participates in the interviewing process for new staff.
  16. Participates in census building and marketing activities.
  17. Demonstrates ability for continuous new learning to remain current in the field.
  18. May perform additional duties as requested by the administrator or rehab coordinator/manager.
  19. Participates in quality improvement activities.
  20. Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or impacted by the department.
  21. Exhibits courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, residents, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators, and co-workers.
  22. Ensures the rights of residents are respected.

Qualifications

  1. Masters Degree in Speech Pathology, ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence and Professional Licensure where required by state law; two years clinical experience preferred.
  2. Vital Stim Certified Preferred
  3. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  5. Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  6. Utilizes effective time management skills.
  7. Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills.
  8. Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
  9. Ability to drive and have a current state driver’s license.

 

 

 

Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.  Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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