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Speech Therapist

Company: Greenlife Healthcare Staffing
Location: Janesville
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Speech Therapist - Job Title (#5893 ) - Speech Therapist - Janesville, WI

Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and non-organic etiology.

Compensation and Benefits for the Speech Therapist:

The starting salary for this position is $31.30 to $47.00 per hour.
Permanent Full Time job. First shift with rotations
Benefits are Competitive and Negotiable

Requirements of the Speech Therapist:

Master's Degree from an accredited Graduate Program.
A qualified speech-language pathologist holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association based on organization requirements.
Licensed to practice in the State of Wisconsin and-or Illinois.
Approved CPR or BLS certification within 90 days
Maintain a valid driver license and reliable transportation with proof of vehicle insurance when requested.
Have and maintain an acceptable driving record per Mercys HR-01 Fleet Safety policy
Fresh graduates are welcome.

Responsibilities of the Speech Therapist:

Diagnoses and evaluates speech, language, communicative, cognitive, and swallowing skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors.
Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and non-organic etiology.
Provides counseling, guidance and language development therapy to inpatients and outpatients.
Reviews individual file to obtain background information prior to evaluation to determine appropriate tests and to ensure that adequate information is available.
Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing, speech and language tests.
Develops and implements individualized plans for assigned clients to meet individual needs, interests, and abilities.
Performs thorough and complete documentation in the electronic medical record.
Reviews treatment plan, and assesses individual performance to modify, change, or write new programs.
Evaluates swallowing abilities via bedside swallow-video studies, developing a plan of care based on findings and individualized patient needs.
Maintains records as required by law, establishment's policy, and administrative regulations.
Excellent documentation skills.
Instructs individuals to monitor their own speech and provides ways to practice new skills.
Acts as consultant to educational, medical, and other professional groups.
Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate speech therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care.
Participates in the development of community education or promotional program in the rehabilitation field.
Assists in the development of new services or programs.
Strengths in care delivery as evidenced by peer review feedback; consistently demonstrates advanced evaluation and treatment techniques.
Participates actively in the PI and CQI process.
Acts as a Clinical Instructor for Speech Therapy students.
Participates in cost savings initiatives in the department.

Greenlife Healthcare Staffing is a nationwide recruitment agency, matching both new grads and advanced practitioners to hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, multi-specialty groups, and private practices.

If you would like to learn more about other opportunities we offer, please call our office: (800) 608-4025 or submit your Resume-CV to us.

Keywords: Greenlife Healthcare Staffing, Janesville , Speech Therapist, Healthcare , Janesville, Wisconsin

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