Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Waverly, NY
Speech-Language Pathologist -
  • This opportunity will advance your career in Speech Therapy as you join a team of exceptional therapists. Make a positive impact in the lives of patients every day.
  • This opportunity offers the following benefits:
  • PERMANENT position, but we also welcome TRAVELERS.
  • CFY candidates are welcome.
  • FULL-TIME work schedule.
  • Competitive compensation based on experience.
  • Excellent benefits package, including a 401k plan with Employer match.
  • Continuing education program with a benefit of up to $1000 (based on tenure).
  • Sign-on bonus: $10,000 (paid out quarterly)
  • Work in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Located in Waverly, NY (Southern Tier region of New York State)
  1. Our Speech-Language Therapy team members play a vital role in ensuring the well-being of our residents. They assess residents for communication problems, develop therapy plans, conduct audiometric screenings, and coordinate with physicians to provide the highest quality care.
  2. These schedules include weekdays, weekends, and select holidays.

Responsibilities:

1. Evaluate residents for communication problems and develop therapy plans when necessary.
2. Coordinate audiometric screenings and referrals for further evaluation or treatment.
3. Implement speech-language therapy plans according to physician orders and maintain regular communication with physicians.
4. Treat residents with respect and kindness while maintaining their rights.
5. Document evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents in speech-language treatment programs.
6. Collaborate with other staff members to integrate speech-language therapy programs with other disciplines.
7. Attend care planning meetings for residents in speech-language treatment programs.
8. Maintain records including statistics, in-service education information, budget details, and equipment inventory.
9. Submit statistical reports for billing and complete assessment forms as needed.
10. Attend staff meetings and required or preferred in-service training.

11. Assist in developing and conducting in-service training programs for facility personnel.
12. Review and revise speech-language policies and procedures annually.
13. Manage program costs within budget limits.
14. Adhere to safety rules and practices to ensure the well-being of staff, residents, and visitors.
15. Generate ideas to enhance resident care and improve productivity.
16. Meet service excellence standards and goals for this position.
17. Provide exceptional customer service to residents, staff, and visitors.
18. Perform other duties assigned by supervisors, management, or the Administrator.

Qualifications:

• Must have a M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited school.
• New York State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist is required.
• Clinical Competence Certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association preferred.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
• Must possess qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and teamwork.
• Must meet qualifications set by the New York State Department of Health, Office of Rehabilitation Therapies.
• Must consistently perform tasks to high standards of excellence.
• Must uphold the company's vision, mission, and core values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion for Excellence, and Reverence for the Individual.

  • About the Area:
  • Enjoy the picturesque courtyard and serene waterfall at this location. Rated as a 4-star facility, it provides exceptional care. Waverly, NY is the largest village in Tioga County and is located in the scenic Southern Tier region. The area offers a rich Native American history, beautiful architecture, unique shops, charming bed and breakfasts, and delicious local dining options. Surround yourself with nature and discover the many attractions this community has to offer.

  • Located in the Twin Tiers region between Elmira and Binghamton, NY, the campus provides a continuum of care. It features a 200-bed skilled nursing facility with memory care, assisted living community, and a modern therapy gym for rehabilitation services.
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