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Speech Language Pathologist -PRN

Greenwood, Indiana
Job ID: 377341
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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

The Speech Language Pathologist evaluates, plans, and provides therapy for speech, language, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders.

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
                                 
The following functions describe the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform all of these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.
 

Selects, administers, and adapts appropriate evaluations upon receipt of referral from

physician.
 
Interprets results of initial evaluation, determines appropriate patient goals, and  
develops treatment plan.
 

Modifies treatment plan as needed and utilizes appropriate treatment techniques.

 

Completes patient documentation and department paperwork within given time

guidelines.
 

Counsels and instructs patient and/or family in specific techniques, current status, and

prognosis.
 

Prepares, presents, and/or attends in-services or other continuing education activities.

 

Participates in departmental operations and development/implementation of new

programs.
 

Establishes and maintains a safe environment conducive to effective team functioning,

positive patient outcomes and personal safety.
 

Performs patient care activities safely and accurately according to age specific criteria.

 

Uses verbal/nonverbal communications skills that promote effective team functioning

and foster patient/staff interactions.
 

Maintains the philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the hospital,

division, and department.
 

Qualifications

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  Completion of schooling, completion of Clinical Fellowship,
Inpatient Rehabilitation experience preferred
REQUIRED EDUCATION:    Master’s Degree from an ASHA accredited college or university
in Speech Pathology
REQUIRED LICENSE:  Indiana State Licensure, Certificate of Clinical Competence
(CCC) Required, or be a candidate for CCC through completion of Clinical Fellowship
PRE-REQUISITE SKILLS:
  • Knowledgeable in anatomy/physiology, evaluation and therapy, theoretical concepts
    and techniques, current materials and technological advances, and new professional  trends
  • Ability to effectively provide quality service to impaired individuals
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, peers, patients, families, physicians, and
    all internal/external customers
  • Basic understanding of the behaviors, developmental needs, physical needs, emotional needs, and comfort of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient
  • Ability to lift/transfer patients or treatment supply items without restriction
  • Upper extremity strength and manual dexterity needed for writing, treatment modalities,
    and equipment operation