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JGS Lifecare Speech Language Pathologist-Per Diem in Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Per Diem Home care 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. Position Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to provide and direct Speech therapy services to residents to include assessment and treatment, development and implementation of programs, and related professional in-services as directed by JGS Lifecare. Duties: Provides Speech therapy services to residents and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Speech Therapy Department procedures. Conduct screenings of residents as directed by the Director of Rehabilitation to determine need for intervention/treatment. Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including short and long term goals and methods to achieve identified goals Qualifications: Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology Must have SLP license Experience working in a skilled nursing facility, preferred Ability to clearly and concisely communicate both orally and in writing with all levels of management staff Hours: This position is Per Diem