Speech Pathologist Skilled Nursing Facility in Santa Maria, California

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Overview

An environment of dignity and compassion prevails at Marian Extended Care Center, our 95-bed skilled nursing center providing sub-acute health care for individuals in need of short-term, intermediate, or long-term care. Marian Extended Care is conveniently located across the street from Marian Regional Medical Center, and provides its patients and residents with immediate access to the finest routine and emergency medical care on the Central Coast. At Marian Extended Care Center, our patients and residents receive services from trained staff whose foremost concern is your comfort and recovery. Services include but not limited to; Activities program, Comprehensive Care Program, Enterostomal /wound therapy, Restorative nursing program, Skilled nursing care, Social Services, Sub-acute Rehabilitation services including physical, occupational, and speech therapies, radiology services, laboratory services, pharmaceutical services and therapeutic dietary services

Responsibilities

In keeping with the Rehabilitation Department philosophy the Speech Language Therapist (SLP) performs all phases of speech therapy evaluation treatment planning treatment and documentation and performs other tasks related to quality of care and effective department function. Performs such typical distinguishing duties as: evaluating patients participating in the treatment program planning; administering speech therapy modalities procedures and tests; documenting accurate patient records and progress notes; maintaining appropriate oral or written contact with the referring physician and co-workers. Ensures a clean and safe work environment by being alert for unsafe conditions and malfunctioning equipment and using appropriate procedures for their correction. Performs other related duties such as participating in all departmental functions and activities as required including in-service education clerical and other tasks relevant to effective department function as necessary.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure by the State of California Board of Medical Quality Assurance (LIC SLP)

  • Current and valid CPR-AHA certification (CT CPRBLS)

Preferred Requirements:

  • Two years professional experience as a Speech Therapist (SLP)

  • Working with adult and children language and speech disorders swallowing

  • New graduates will be considered on individual basis

Special Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing clearly conciselyand accurately

  • Possesses good interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles techniques and procedures within the scope of their pracitce as a Speech Therapist

  • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work effeciently

  • Demonstrate abilty to function in a team environment collaborating with other patient-care team members physicians and patients and their families

  • Ability to teach techniques and procedures of speech therapy to patients and their caregivers

  • Able to perform work with minimal supervision

Pay Range

$40.66 – $58.96 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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