Speech and Language Pathologist

Company: Brookdale ( Learn More )

General Information
US-RI-Lincoln
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Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Full-Time
Lincoln, RI
Job #: SLPallRI36144

Brookdale is looking for a full time Speech Therapist to provide home health services throughout the state of Rhode Island.

A career with Brookdale Healthcare Services has never been so rewarding! Brookdale Home Health is ranked among the Top Ten largest home heath companies in the country. Many of our agencies carry a five-star rating and are recognized by Decision Health as Home Care Elite agencies. We own and operate more than 80+ agencies nationwide, serving approximately 17,000 patients throughout our Brookdale Home Health Division.

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Brookdale Healthcare Services is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to provide therapy services in the Lincoln area. Join a dynamic team of health care providers focused on health, wellness and prevention for all our patients.

Your responsibilities:
* Identify and treat residents with swallowing dysfunction
* Identify and treat residents with speech, language, voice and fluency disorders
* Provide and direct speech therapy services to patients, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation
* Develop treatment plans by identifying a problem list, long and short-term goals, and methods to achieve recovery
* Work in accordance with physicians' orders and adhere to applicable principles and practices of speech therapy, Brookdale policies/procedures, and state regulations

Job Requirements

Required skills and qualifications:
* Master's Degree in speech therapy from an accredited program
* License to practice speech therapy within the state; must have Vital Stim certification
* ASHA and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) certifications
* Skilled nursing experience preferred
* Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
* Basic computer software skills in Word and Excel

If you are a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.