Knute Nelson

Speech Language Pathologist - $2,500 Sign On Bonus!

Location
Baxter, MN
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Ref
926
Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time
The mission of Knute Nelson is to enrich the lives of everyone we serve.

This role is Part time, 24 hours a week, 48 hours a pay period. This territory is made up of the following Home Care branches.

-St Cloud
-Little Falls
-Baxter
-Long Prairie

Scope:

• Responsible for organizing, developing, and directing speech therapy services in accordance with the standards and practice of speech therapy, state and federal regulations, and Knute Nelson’s policies and procedures.
• Ensure time management that best utilizes Knute Nelson’s resources while meeting client needs.
• Assure that the highest degree of quality care, customer service, fiscal responsibility, and regulatory compliance is maintained at all times.
• Provide clinical direction, delegation, and supervision to the Home Health Aide (HHA).

Key Responsibilities:

• Direct Client Care - Evaluate clients; obtain and interpret subjective and objective data. Develop treatment plans and programs including short-term and long-term goals in accordance with physician orders. Provide quality care that assists clients to meet goals; complete re-evaluations per requirements.
• Client Records and Billing - Provide accurate and timely documentation of services rendered utilizing agency EMR. Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of all payer sources and authorization required. Complete and document supervisory visits with the HHA per regulations.
• Communication - Communicate effectively with clients, families, referral sources, physicians, and the interdisciplinary team. Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• Follow-Up Programs - Recommend and assure continuation of appropriate therapeutic follow-up programs and activities. Develop programs to optimize successful discharge with highest function possible. Make referrals to continuation programs as necessary.
• Other Duties as Assigned - The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Education and Experience Required:

• Must be licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Minnesota.
• Must obtain CPR certification within 6 months from date of hire.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and use of an insured personal vehicle.
• Able to communicate verbally and in writing to the extent required by the position.
• Must complete and pass a state required background study.
• Able to physically perform the duties required by the position.
• Required to have the ability to read, write and speak English well enough to communicate with staff, residents and visitors.

Reports To:

Rehab Manager

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Knute Nelson's policy forbids employees and associates from discriminating against anyone based on race, religion, color, creed, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, familial status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Knute Nelson is committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career advancement.Knute Nelsonalso provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.

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