Speech Therapist

Innovage San Bernardino , CA 92401

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Speech Therapist provides clinical speech therapy evaluation and treatment for program participants on an acute, restorative and/or maintenance level per InnovAge policies and other regulatory guidelines.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Client Care

Estimated Percent of time Spent 100%

  • Participates in in-service programs and presents in-service programs as assigned.

  • Participates with all other health care personnel in patient care planning.

  • Completes initial history and evaluation visit, notifies physician of patient needs and submits plan of care and orders for physician approval.

  • Performs all skilled Speech Language Pathology services as ordered by physician.

  • Consults with physicians regarding change in treatment.

  • Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.

  • Instructs patients and family/significant others in home programs.

  • Attends all staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.

  • Completes a discharge summary upon completion of therapy services.

  • Instruction to patient/family in home program with documentation in medical record notes.

  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.

  • Prepares and submits patient evaluations, clinical and progress notes in a timely manner as outlined in Agency policy.

  • Immediately reports to Director of Clinical Services/ Supervisor any patient incidents/ variances or complaints.

  • Participates in peer review and QM activities as requested.

  • Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.

  • Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.

  • Reports all incomplete work assignments to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/Therapy Supervisor.

  • Perform therapy services to clients in their place of residence

  • Collaborates with nursing home and assisted living staff regarding the speech therapy needs of participants who are their residents.

  • Develops speech maintenance programs for participants to be carried out by Rehab Aide.

  • Administers treatment program per referral from assessments from the interdisciplinary team (IDT).

  • Acts as a primary consultant for communication devices, and clinical evaluation of swallowing and diet issues in addition to collaborating with dietary and day center staff on participant swallowing issues and appropriate diet textures.

  • Conducts and participates in clinic educational programs.

  • Performs department record-keeping of speech therapy services provided and evaluates charts and reports on participant's progress utilizing InnovAge PACE documentation requirements.

  • Collects data, prepares reports and maintains necessary participant statistics.

  • Maintains quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control programs and recommends policies and procedures as it pertains to speech therapy.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

REQUIRED

Education

  • Master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited college/university

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

  • Clinical Certification of Competency in Speech Pathology (CCC)

Work Experience and Qualifications

  • A minimum of one year experience working with the frail or elderly is required.

  • A minimum of two years of health care experience in nursing home and/or the home health industry

  • Knowledge of the scopes or practices of Speech/Language Pathology as it relates to geriatrics.

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required

Computer Skills

  • Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.

Mathematical/Financial Skills

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Able to analyze data and statistics and draw reasonable conclusions and compile accurate reports.

  • Experience with P/L and developing and managing budgets.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations and other documents.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and tactfully present information to, and communicate with, co-workers, employees, and others.

  • Possess exceptional English written and verbal communication skills, including accurate grammar and business correspondence knowledge.

  • Ability to read and write memos, reports, and correspondence that conform to prescribed style and format.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships.

  • Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, proactive, self-motivated, dependable, and driven by excellence.

  • Even-tempered and able to balance multiple tasks in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

InnovAge Service Standards Requirements

Safety

  • Safety- Maintains a safe work place. Reports all unsafe work conditions to supervisor and/or Safety & Loss Control Manager and works in conjunction with supervisor, Safety & Loss Control Manager, and staff to correct unsafe work conditions. Follows and enforces all safety policies.

Accountability

  • Commitment Commits to his/her job and to the success of the company. Continuously puts forth the effort to achieve goals and continuous quality improvement. Degree to which employee goes the extra step to ensure job/task completion. Takes initiative to offer ideas to improve processes or results.

  • Cooperativeness Consistently supports management decisions as demonstrated by his/her actions. Demonstrates a "can do" attitude by responding positively to instructions. Follows instructions and works harmoniously with others to complete the job or task.

  • Attendance Meets or exceeds punctuality and attendance expectations/requirements. Faithfully reports to work and conforms to scheduled work hours. When necessitated, follows call-in procedures and informs others of absences.

Caring

  • Customer Service - Embraces the organization's commitment to internal and external customer service and demonstrates a customer-centric approach when interacting with co-workers, participants, clients, and all other business contacts.

  • Confidentiality Maintains confidentiality of employee, participant, and client data/information, and any other sensitive organization information as appropriate.

Integrity

  • Adherence to Company Policy Follows and enforces guidelines as established by policies. Conforms to company and job standards and requirements. Shows respect for others. Acts in the best interests of the company at all times. Serves as an example for others. Conducts business in an ethical fashion.

  • Reliability Completes responsibilities with minimal direct supervision. Follows through with assigned jobs and tasks all the way through completion. Puts forth the effort to achieve goals and objectives under varying circumstances.

  • Alignment with Company Goals & Objectives Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values and holding self-accountable for applying these principles daily and personally living them when working with coworkers, participants, clients, and all other business contacts.

Quality

  • Quantity of Work / Productivity Produces at a high volume. Always puts forth the effort to maximize productivity. Meets or exceeds established work deadlines. Engages in a productive work effort whenever possible. Meets goals and objectives.

  • Quality of Work Produces work that is accurate and reliable. Accomplishes work quickly and efficiently. Works in a thorough and organized manner while minimizing down time. Results are consistently within acceptable quality standards.

  • Job Knowledge Demonstrates a thorough understanding of his/her job processes and procedures. Integrates knowledge to efficiently accomplish job requirements. Efficiently uses resources (including staff and management) to obtain additional knowledge.

  • Communication Exhibits good interpersonal skills. Develops and fosters professional relationships with co-workers, participants, clients, and vendors. Keeps others informed as directed by operational demands and need-to-know. Keeps self informed of announcement made via established company venues

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Speech And Language Pathologist (Itinerant 182 Days) Desert/Mountain Region 693300

San Bernardino County Schools

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-12-10T00:00 Speech and Language Pathologist (Itinerant - 182 days), Desert/Mountain Region #6933.00 Employer: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) Date Posted: 9/9/2019 Contact: Cathi Sorney 909-386-9582 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Length of Work Year: 182 days / 7.25 hours Employment Type: Full Time Application Deadline: Until Filled Salary: Placement on appropriate step of Teacher's Salary Schedule (22 Steps) No maximum limit on years of service accepted -- $51,823 - $110,683 Annually -- $10,000 Hiring Incentive Date Posted: 9/9/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 182 days / 7.25 hours Salary: Placement on appropriate step of Teacher's Salary Schedule (22 Steps) No maximum limit on years of service accepted -- $51,823 - $110,683 Annually -- $10,000 Hiring Incentive Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Cathi Sorney Email: cathi.sorney@sbcss.net Phone: 909-386-9582 Location: Itinerant position housed at Lucy Siegrist, Hesperia Excellent Health and Welfare Benefits: Current year employer pays annually up to $16,221.12 (Kaiser Permanente) - $17,204.16 (Blue Shield) Hiring Incentive: $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement: From 70% up to 100% Reimbursement: Licensing and ASHA CCC Fees Location: Itinerant position housed at Lucy Siegrist, Hesperia Excellent Health and Welfare Benefits: Current year employer pays annually up to $16,221.12 (Kaiser Permanente) - $17,204.16 (Blue Shield) Hiring Incentive: $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement: From 70% up to 100% Reimbursement: Licensing and ASHA CCC Fees Job Description / Essential Elements: Click Here to View Requirements for Applying MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Possession of a valid California Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential in Language, Speech and Hearing, or the ability to obtain a waiver for the Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential; • Possession of a bachelor's degree earned from a regionally accredited college or university in Speech-Language Pathology, Communicative Disorder, or closely aligned field; • Possession of a valid California Driver's License. NECESSARY MATERIALS FOR APPLICATION • Completed Ed-Join online application (incomplete applications will not be accepted); • Current Resume; • Copy of a valid California Services Credential authorizing service as a Speech-Language Pathologist or proof of the ability to obtain the appropriate authorization; • Copy of valid California Driver's License; • One (1) current letter of reference (signed and dated within three (3) years). Applicants must meet minimum qualifications and provide all necessary materials online by the deadline date for further consideration. Requirements for Applying MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Possession of a valid California Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential in Language, Speech and Hearing, or the ability to obtain a waiver for the Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential; • Possession of a bachelor's degree earned from a regionally accredited college or university in Speech-Language Pathology, Communicative Disorder, or closely aligned field; • Possession of a valid California Driver's License. NECESSARY MATERIALS FOR APPLICATION • Completed Ed-Join online application (incomplete applications will not be accepted); • Current Resume; • Copy of a valid California Services Credential authorizing service as a Speech-Language Pathologist or proof of the ability to obtain the appropriate authorization; • Copy of valid California Driver's License; • One (1) current letter of reference (signed and dated within three (3) years). Applicants must meet minimum qualifications and provide all necessary materials online by the deadline date for further consideration. Non-Discrimination Policy The County Superintendent of Schools recognizes that the County Superintendent of Schools Office has primary responsibility for ensuring that it complies with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. The County Superintendent of Schools does not discriminate on actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnic group identification, race, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age or on the basis of a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation, in its educational program(s) or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position(s) or program for which the application was made. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or Director, Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Mary Ellen Johnson, at (909) 386-2704 (or by email at Maryellen.Johnson@sbcss.net) or Suzanne Hernandez, Ed.D., Director, Human Resources, at (909) 386-9583 (or by email at Suzanne.Hernandez@sbcss.net). A copy of SBCSS's uniform complaint policy and SBCSS's non-discrimination policy are available upon request. APPLY(CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY) APPLY Back To Search Results Page San Bernardino County Schools San Bernardino CA

Speech Therapist

Innovage