Speech Language Pathologist – CFY Welcome

Location: Ticonderoga, NY
SPEECH THERAPIST POSITION -
Exciting Opportunity in Speech Therapy!
  • Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package with Extra Perks.
  • Rate Range : $40.00 - $60.00 / hour (Higher compensation for experienced professionals).
  • $15k Sign-on Bonus Offered.
  • Gas Allowance Provided.
  • Enhanced Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks - collaboration with School Partners offering extensive reimbursement and support.
  • Differential Rates for Shifts.
  • Complete Benefits Package, including 401k with Matching Contributions.
  • Employee Referral Program Available.
  • LOCATION: Ticonderoga, NY (near Lake George NY)
  • DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY.
  • PERMANENT POSITION, or ACCEPTING TRAVELERS.
  • CFY CANDIDATES WELCOME.
  • FULL-TIME.
  • SETTING: Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • The selected candidate will join the REHAB unit exclusively.
  1. Our Speech-Language Therapy team plays a vital role in ensuring the well-being of our residents through the development and implementation of comprehensive speech-language therapy treatment plans. Moreover, they conduct audiometric screenings and collaborate with audiologists when necessary. This position is committed to delivering excellent resident care and maintaining the highest quality standards. Join our highly collaborative team and contribute to the well-being of all our residents.

Responsibilities:

1. Conduct communication screenings and detailed evaluations for residents upon request, and provide written therapy plan recommendations.
2. Organize audiometric screening tests for residents and refer for further audiology evaluations or treatments as needed.
3. Initiate individualized speech-language therapy plans based on physician orders and maintain regular communication with the physician throughout the therapy program.
4. Promote and respect residents' rights, ensuring kindness and empathy in all interactions.
5. Accurately document evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries for residents in the speech-language treatment program.
6. Collaborate with interdisciplinary staff to address specific resident needs and integrate speech-language treatment with other disciplines.
7. Participate in Resident Care Planning, as well as Family/Resident Care Plan Review meetings for residents under speech-language treatment.
8. Maintain comprehensive records, including statistical reports, in-service education information, budget details, and inventory of materials and equipment.
9. Complete statistical reports for Medicare billing and fulfill assessment form requirements.
10. Attend staff meetings and participate in both mandatory and optional in-service training sessions.

11.Develop and conduct in-service training programs for facility personnel involved in resident care.
12. Regularly review speech-language policies and procedures, and update as needed.
13. Manage program costs within budgetary limits.
14. Adhere to safety rules and practices, ensuring the well-being of staff, residents, and visitors.
15. Generate innovative ideas to enhance resident care, increase productivity, and boost satisfaction.
16. Uphold service excellence standards and objectives established for this position and the entire staff.
17. Provide the highest level of customer service to residents, staff, and visitors.
18. Fulfill additional duties as assigned by supervisors, management, or the Administrator.

Qualifications:

• Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited institution is required.
• Valid license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of New York is required.
• Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association is preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
• Maturity, diplomacy, and the ability to collaborate effectively with others are essential.
• Verification of qualifications by the New York State Department of Health, Office of Rehabilitation Therapies (license number/certification number) is required.
• Ability to perform tasks according to high standards of excellence is vital.
• Demonstrate commitment to the organization's vision and mission by embodying core values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual.

* ABOUT THE AREA:
Ticonderoga, N.Y., situated in the stunning Adirondacks region.
Ticonderoga boasts rich historical charm, breathtaking scenery, and abundant recreational opportunities. The town derives its name from the Iroquois word "tekontaro:ken," signifying its location at the junction of two waterways. With its proximity to Lake George and Lake Champlain, this picturesque region offers endless possibilities for leisure and relaxation.
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