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Long Term Care (LTC), Skilled RN (SNF)

Company: RKA Recruiting LLC
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,600 weekly

The Staff Speech-Language Pathologist Therapist evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and other health team members and maintains documentation of services in the medical records. Conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis.Essential Duties -- - - Evaluate patients within twenty-four (24) hours, or 1 business day of physician referral. If unable to complete evaluation in 24 hours, documentation in medical record clearly defines cause for delay. -- - - Develop effective treatment plan and obtain approval for services from referring physician. -- - - Treat patients per the physician treatment plan. -- - - Supervise Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants and/or Speech Therapy Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice act. -- - - Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problem and plans. -- - - Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences as needed. -- - - Participate in in-services training program for other staff in the facility. -- - - Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, recertification documentation, per Speech and Language Pathologist in the Board State Practice Act and governmental and third party payer requirements. -- - - Record treatment changes per policy and procedures. -- - - Instruct patient-- - -s families or RN staff in maintenance program and caregiver training in preparation for discharge from therapy services. -- - - Participate in discharge planning. -- - - Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating CFY/RFP Speech-Language Pathologist and student programs. -- - - Comply with the Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Bureau State Practice Act and the facility policy and procedures. -- - - Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with patients/residents, families, staff and professional colleagues.

Keywords: RKA Recruiting LLC, Petaluma , Long Term Care (LTC), Skilled RN (SNF), Healthcare , Petaluma, California

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