Essex Group Management Corp. Speech/Language Pathologist - SLP in Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Speech/Language Pathologist - SLP
Title: Speech/Language Pathologist - SLPThis is a per diem position. Company Description: The Blaire House of Tewksbury is a 131-bed skilled nursing center. We are family owned and operated by the Essex Group Management Corp, servicing the health care needs of seniors for over 50 years. We specialize in Short and Long Term care, Rehab, Sub-acute care, and Alzheimer's Specialty care. Our facility also hosts an Assisted Living Facility, Adult Day Health Center, Senior Transportation and Home Care Services. Our Nursing team utilizes Electronic Medical Records and are trained on state-of-the-art medical equipment.Our passion for ensuring that our seniors retain a fulfilling quality of life while we provide optimal care is second to none. If you share this passion and appreciate the rewarding feeling that comes from knowing you've made a positive impact on the lives of our elderly population and their families, then we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.The Blaire House of Tewksbury is seeking an energetic Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP) to uphold our high standards for senior care!Job Summary:Responsible for administration and direct application of Speech/Language Pathology treatment modalities as prescribed by a referring physician. Evaluate, plans, directs and treats all patients referred to speech/language. Pathology treatments to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury. Assists patients to obtain maximum performance and function in society while learning to live a routine "normal" life within the constraints of their disability. Participates in performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Assures personal competency. Provides information related to departmental budget consideration in relationship to Speech Pathology needs for optimum patient care and service. Assists in scheduling of patient visits for speech pathology evaluation and treatment. Performs some administrative duties at the delegation of the Director of Rehabilitation Services. Participates in infection control, safety and educational programs, both in the department and on an organizational basis. Requirements:
Holds a Masters degree from an approved college or school of speech/language pathology.
Current State Licensure in speech pathology (as Speech Pathologist).
Knowledge of principals and practice of speech pathology.
Performance of technical skills related to speech pathology.
Knowledge of infection control, sterile technique and related impact on rehabilitative medicine practice and equipment.
Current BCLS certification.
Basic computer knowledge.
Knowledge of equipment utilized in the diagnosis, evaluation and streamline of speech pathology.
Must be able to determine appropriate patient procedures and evaluate results.
Ability to maintain control and respond calmly and positively during crisis situations.
Appropriate telephone communication skills.