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Speech Language Pathologist - SLP

Overview
Symbria is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our Bristol Glen Rehabilitation Team serving our clients at a leading Continuing Care Retirement Community/Skilled Nursing Facility(CCRC/SNF) in Newton, NJ. As one of the few 100% employee-owned companies in healthcare, our business practices are guided strictly by the values to which our employee owners are committed to. For more than 20 years, Symbria has been providing an outstanding work environment for talented employees to deliver patient-centered care to the geriatric population in senior-living and post-acute settings.
Position Summary
Patient evaluations and effective administration of treatment programs, develop and implement clinical and educational components of the Speech-Language Pathology Program, actively participate on the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team and contribute to community marketing activities. Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations.
Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate physician's referral and patient's medical records to determine speech-language therapy program required.

  • Evaluate each patient's current level of functioning using approved speech-language/swallow evaluation techniques, tests and observations, and prepare written treatment program based on evaluations.

  • Administer a prescribed speech therapy program to restore and maintain maximum function and prevent disability using a range of therapeutic modalities.

  • Coordinate speech therapy services and information presented at the interdisciplinary team conference with physical therapy, occupational therapy and the nursing department.

  • Assist in formulating of policies and operating procedures necessary for the effective operation of the speech program in conjunction with other programs in the community.

  • Develop program goals and assess the need for clinical equipment and supplies, and participate in budget planning and preparation as described by the community.

  • Assume primary responsibility for the management and documentation of the patient/client program according to ASHA Standards of Care.

  • Monitor productivity and speech language staffing needs.

  • Complete all required clinical and billing documentation as indicated and submit in a timely manner.

  • Maintain productivity standards.


Work Schedule

  • Work schedules vary at each client location, and on occasion, you may be scheduled to work at any other Symbria Rehab client community, provided the other community is within a reasonable traveling distance.


Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited school, and a valid registered license for the state in which employed.

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) preferred.

  • Understanding of communication disorders resulting from neurological impairments.

  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, and problem-solving skills.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.

  • Effective interpersonal skills with strong focus on customer service.


Why work at Symbria?

  • 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, also known as an ESOP. You, along with your co-workers, have an ownership stake in this company!

  • Competitive compensation

  • ESOP retirement plan

  • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, flexible spending accounts (FSA), Paid Time Off (PTO) and Yearly Tuition Reimbursement.


EOE
Company Description:

Symbria is a leading national developer and provider of innovative, integrated, outcome-driven solutions. Our solutions include therapy services, pharmacy services, wellness programs, strategic market-driven reporting, and a post-acute integration model in development, plus focused tools to measure resident, family, and employee experience; assess resident functional and cognitive capability; provide marketing support targeted to boost referrals; and more. All are concentrated on helping post-acute and senior living providers minimize hospital readmissions, grow and maintain census, optimize length of stay, sustain quality care, and better manage costs. Our programs, services, and tools address all settings, including skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, outpatient, and home health.




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