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Speech Language Pathologist - IRF

Clive, Iowa
Job ID: 375213
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As a Kindred Speech Language Therapist, you’ll focus on each unique patient, assessing and treating disorders of speech, voice, language, hearing and swallowing. Our supportive, collaborative environment allows you to be at your best as you create a fun and dynamic healing environment for you and your patients. Join us and see all you can accomplish at an organization that embraces kindness, stays focused on the patient, and promotes and rewards both individual achievement and team success.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Speech Language Therapist at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Responsible
  • Independent
  • Logical
  • Productive
  • Results-driven

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I've been here several years, and I’m still learning every single day. Also, there's nothing like someone being able to hear their voice for the first time.

– Jackie, SLP, Kindred Chicago Central

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Professional Choice Account

    Free money is set aside for all therapists to help with education, training, and uniforms.

Job Details


Description

 

MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness.

Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients in their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation and orthopedic injury.

MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs.

  • Performs patient assessment. 
  • Establish a plan of care.

  • Provides care in accordance with physician’s orders and established plan of care.

  • Assesses the effectiveness of treatment and modifies treatment to achieve goals.

  • Plans for patient discharge. Communicates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other, and members of the healthcare team to achieve rehabilitation goals and promote maximum benefits of care.

  • Participates in performance improvement and program development activities.

  • Provides input into the budgetary planning process; contributing to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the department.

  • Assess educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver, or significant other and provides education to meet those needs.

  • Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and staff. Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions. Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.

  • Utilizes the appropriate leadership skills in delegating, organizing, and educating coworkers and staff. Coordinates and supervises appropriate levels of staff including interns, students, and volunteers.

  • Participates in and contributes to quality improvement processes for the department and the institution.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Disorders, Communicative Disorders, or similarly titled area that is consistent and acceptable to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

  • Possess or eligible for a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or be eligible to participate as an ASHA Clinical Fellow (CFY).

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in Iowa.

  • Current Basic Life Support/CPR card.

  • Mandatory adult and child abuse certification required.