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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center

Company: National Healthcare Corporation
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center

Special Message regarding COVID-19: Please be advised that interested prn applicants must not be working at any other healthcare facility to be considered for employment.

NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center is currently seeking an ASHA Certified Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join their team of professionals in providing the highest quality rehabilitative treatment to patients requiring short and/or long term inpatient rehab. Qualified candidates should hold a current professional license issued by the state board to practice as an ASHA Certified (CCC) Speech Language Pathologist in Tennessee. Experience in skilled nursing rehab and Medicare regulations preferred. Proficiency in evidence based dysphagia treatment techniques a plus.

This position is responsible for supervising and participating in the implementation of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of adults and children with speech, language, swallowing, and hearing impairments. Considerable initiative and judgment are required in evaluating patients, recommending and providing treatments, and interpreting patients' reactions.

Requirements:

  • Must have Master's degree from an approved curriculum in Speech Pathology or its equivalent.
  • Must have Tennessee Speech Therapist license & Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech/Language/Hearing Association
  • Must be flexible & reliable
  • Prior experience with Casamba, Matrix, and SNF a plus!

COMPETENCIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, and equipment used in speech therapy.
  • Knowledge of the possible hazards to patients and necessary, precautionary measures during treatment.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and adapt a physician's written or oral directions and to suggest treatment programs and outline expected benefits regarding speech therapy treatment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, families, medical staff and other personnel.
  • Ability to perform the mental, physical and emotional requirements of the job.
  • Possess the initiative and judgment involved in planning, performing and supervising speech therapy services according to accepted standards of Speech Therapy practice.
  • Thorough knowledge of third party reimbursement requirements for documentation and treatment. Seek information from appropriate sources as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing settings and patients

Columbia is rich in both history and economic growth and neighboring one of the fastest growing area in TN, Spring Hill. The town is home to the largest number of restored antebellum and historic homes in the area.

National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality long-term care. Our goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well-being and independence of patients of all ages. We are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.

The NHC environment is one of encouragement and challenge ... innovation and improvement ... teamwork and collaboration ... and honesty and integrity. All NHC employees are committed as partners, not only to the health of our patients, but to the well-being of the communities we serve.

NHC offers a competitive prn rate and the security of working for a leader in senior care since 1971. If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, apply online at nhccare.com/locations/maury-regional/

EOE

Keywords: National Healthcare Corporation, Murfreesboro , Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center, Other , Columbia, Tennessee

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