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Speech Language Pathologist - SLP - full-time - Punxsutawney - PA

Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
Job ID: 393294
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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

Kindred Rehabilitation Services provides recruiting management services for several of its customers.  Positions at customer facilities, such as this position for Guardian Rehabilitation, are filled directly by the customer.

Guardian Rehab is dedicated to personal and professional excellence.  They offer the very best in state-of-the-art rehabilitation programs.  Their therapy teams have made the difference in the lives of residents and patients, and their recovery process.  Their therapists take a caring and sincere approach with each patient to ensure progressive improvement and success with their rehabilitation program.

At Guardian, providing support is their top priority.  They understand that a positive attitude will enhance patient outcomes, which is why they emphasize team growth and development.  Guardian’s leadership team, experience, skills and management create an atmosphere to enhance your personal achievement and career goals.

At Guardian, they will be there every step of the way, committed to providing support and mentoring so that their therapists can be their very best!

We welcome you to join their team and build a career with Guardian.

 As a Speech Language Pathologist / SLP you will:

  • Play an important part in helping our patient to recover and feel better about themselves by providing therapy to maximize speech, language, cognitive and swallowing abilities.
  • Communicate patient progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; assist with patient scheduling and post charges daily to patient records.
  • Document patient care in accordance with Guardian's, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
  • Instruct patient's family or nursing staff in follow-through programs.
  • Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition.
  • Make presentations to support marketing efforts, at team conferences and in-services.
  • Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the Company's Code of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, appropriate professional standard and applicable state/federal laws.

Qualifications

As a Speech Language Pathologist / SLP you will have:

  • Graduate of a master’s level program in Speech Language Pathology which is accredited by Education Standards Board or whose practice meets ASHA certification requirements.

  • Meet the education and experience requirements for Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology granted by ASHA

  • Minimum of six months speech therapist / speech language pathologist experience working with an adult and geriatric population.

  • Current and unrestricted Speech Language Pathologist license in the state where services are rendered.

  • Valid National Provider Identification (NPI) number required.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.