Edgewood Management Group

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - PT Outpatient Therapy

Location
Helena, Montana
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Dec 21, 2020
Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term
Description

 

Hey Helena, let's talk!  Edgewood's senior living community in Helena is looking for a  part-time Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) , to support our residents' effective communication with the world around them, including a specific focus on communication and cognition as it relates to our memory care residents. The perfect candidate will serve as an  integral part of the CaringEdge team , the health services division of Edgewood Healthcare.

We're looking for someone equally as dedicated to the delivery of effective, evidenced-based clinical practice with a focus on  geriatric care provided through the outpatient therapy platform.  Our teams are passionate about helping area seniors maintain and improve their communicative abilities, while fostering independence and confidence throughout their golden years.

Our mission includes creating an environment and  atmosphere that allows each therapist independence, autonomy and the ability to practice at the top of their license. CaringEdge's therapy teams enjoy flexible hours, control over their own schedule and extremely manageable caseloads.   This provides our clinicians with the opportunity to have a one-on-one experience with each patient, producing more effective treatment programs and delivering the exceptional care each senior deserves.

If you are seeking opportunities for professional growth, as part of a dedicated and outcomes-driven team, this position offers the perfect environment and atmosphere for you to serve at your best and truly make a difference. Apply with us now!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Conducting appropriate evaluations.
  • Assess home environment (as appropriate).
  • Identify equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identify functional speech defects and establish a plan of care to improve patient's function.
  • Administer speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.
  • Recommend communication devices/aids as indicated.

The SLP will also confer with the attending physician and other organization personnel to support coordinated and comprehensive care that contributes to the total plan of care, participate in case conferences, in-services and other meetings required to support coordinated and comprehensive care, prepare and submit notes per organization policy, and identify patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refer as appropriate. The CaringEdge SLP will also perform other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services.

Minimum Requirements

 

You would be a great addition to our team if you possess the following:
  • Minimum of 1-year clinical experience, required. 
  • Master's Degree obtained through an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program, required. 
  • Current and unrestricted license in state where services will be provided. 
  • Valid driver's license and insurance. 
  • Current CPR Certification

 

Edgewood Healthcare offers a competitive salary and benefits package for employees. Contact us to learn more! 

 

**Edgewood maintains a drug-free work environment and offers of employment are contingent upon successfully completing and passing a drug/alcohol test and a background check.