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Speech Language Pathologist / Eaton, OH

Eaton, OH

Posted: 06/02/2023 Employment Type: Temporary Specialty: Rehabilitation Therapy Job Number: 400399 Pay Rate: $50.00 hr.

Job Description

Spectrum Healthcare Services, a healthcare staffing agency is recruiting for a Speech Language Pathologist for a temporary assignment at a facility in Eaton, OH.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs evaluations, screens, and treatments of facility patients/residents who are in need of Speech Therapy services.
  • Reviews medical chart and screen prior to completing evaluation to determine patient’s need for services and ability to benefit from skilled services.
  • Performs evaluations under a physician's order and develops a plan of care in accordance with patient’s needs.
  • Implements treatment plan through direct treatment and education of treatment staff which includes therapists and other members of team involved in the treatment plan.
  • Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to improve communication, swallowing, and/or cognitive problems.
  • Administers, scores, and interprets specialized speech tests.
  • Instructs residents, families, and caregivers to monitor speech and provide ways to practice new skills.
  • Instructs and educates residents, families, and caregivers in appropriate diet recommendations and modifications for safe swallowing techniques.
  • Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, department procedures, and productivity standards.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all medical record, facility, and rehab related information.
  • Attends/Leads interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate to relay clinical findings and make recommendations to other members of the rehab team.
  • Attends and participates in family meeting when appropriate.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.

Position Details

Facility Type: Nursing Home
Employment Type: Temporary
Length: Until approx June 10, 2023, but possibly longer
Target Start Date: ASAP
Shift: Mon-Fri, 8:00a-4:30p, some weekends
Weekly Hours: 35 hrs guaranteed
Pay Rate: $50.00 hr.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelors and/or a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an Accredited Program
  • Hold a current license in OH
  • Must have at least 1 yr of SLP experience
  • Competency in therapy treatment and evaluation principles, techniques, materials and equipment utilization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
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