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Speech Language Pathologist - Part-time - St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital

Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Job ID: 372522
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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 first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.


St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes. St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.

Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and
stroke recovery). Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:

Stroke

Trauma

Neurological conditions including:

Parkinson’s Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Guillian-Barre Syndrome

Polyneuropathy

Brain Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

Orthopedic Injury

Amputation

Medically Complex Illnesses including: Cardiac and Pulmonary, and Renal disease

Job Summary:


Assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides speech and language therapy evaluations, modalities and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.


Responsibilities:


Performs patient assessment. 


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 b the department. 


Assess educational needs of the patient, family, care giver 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 education coworkers and staff. Coordinates and supervises appropriate levels of staff including interns, students and volunteers. 


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



Qualifications

Certified by ASHA for Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology

Current Licensure as a Speech and Language Pathologist/Therapist in the State of PA

Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card