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Speech Therapist

Sovereign Healthcare of Port Orange, LLC

This is a Full-time position in Port Orange, FL posted May 2, 2021.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. We are searching for a part-time Speech Therapist who is available to work 5 days per week. SUMMARY Evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long-term speech, hearing, swallowing, and cognitive disabilities in compliance with state and federal guidelines. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Screens and evaluates Resident and develops appropriate care plan. Under a physicians direction, provides direct patient / resident treatment based on established plan of care. Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication and / or swallowing or cognitive problems. Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests. Instructs residents, families, and caregivers to monitor speech and provide ways to practice new skills. Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations. Maintains patient records in an accurate and timely manner. Devises special tools and treatments for the specific needs of patients. ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology. Licensed in Speech Therapy as required by state law. Certification in clinical competency. One year clinical experience preferred. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES May supervise Rehab Aides, and others involved in program PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Agrees to adhere to and oversee communication of privacy guidelines relative to the confidentiality of residents’ protected health information. Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of such information. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal law. ABOUT PORT ORANGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER Port Orange Nursing and Rehab Center, located at 5600 Victoria Gardens Blvd, Port Orange FL 32127, is a 120-bed, joint commission accredited facility that offers in-patient residential care, short-term rehabilitation, and specialty services. Our property features private and semi-private rooms, rehabilitation gym, courtyard, library and a beauty salon, and we accept a wide variety of insurance plans. We manage situations to create positive outcomes. To learn more, please visit www.portorangerehab.com today! Our Service Standards: Sincere Appreciationfor everyone Hearing Needsand responding quickly Caring Approachin everything we do Managing Situationsfor positive outcomes Posted by: Dave Stormer, HRC (386) 760-7773 Licenses & Certifications Required Speech Therapy