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Transitional Care of Las Vegas Speech Therapist in Las Vegas, Nevada

At Transitional Care of Las Vegas our rehab team help our residents achieve their highest level of functional mobility, activity, and communication and ultimately send them home. Our rehabilitation treatment plans are specifically designed to meet the specific needs of each individual and their unique family circumstances.

Our ideal candidate would;

  • Be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language

  • Current sate of Nevada active license as Speech Pathologist and is able to practice unencumbered

  • Experiance in long term care preferred

  • Be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical informatimn and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language

Job Duties:

  • Follows all organizational and facility safety procedures regarding one’s personal protection and patient safety.

  • Expands and enhances self, in both clinical and professional knowledge through associations and continuing

education.

  • Keys information into computer systems, including EMR and rehab systems

  • Supports and participates in department operations and development.

  • Communicates patient status and needs to the patients, family, caregivers, or other members involved with patient care.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Evaluations are initiated per M.D. orders-payer authorization and facility/payer source guidelines.

  • Develops treatment plan and provide treatment, consistent with benefit and reimbursement level for best functional outcome for patient.

  • Educates staff, other health care professionals and third party payer on the benefits and functional outcomes of intervention.

  • Appropriately and effectively completes documentation including evaluations, daily progress notes, summaries, or monthly reports as required.

  • Screens all individuals who may benefit from therapeutic intervention.

  • Uses professional judgment to ensure safety of self, patients and others at all times.

  • Achieves quality patient care through interdisciplinary co-op, co-treatment, setting up protocols and programs.

  • Attends continuing education seminars/workshops to keep abreast of new clinical skills, programs or techniques.

  • Provides inservice training sessions or other educational presentations to company, team or facility in order to enhance one’s clinical and professional knowledge and skills.

  • Provides assistants and rehab techs clear directives concerning patients and treatment plans prior to initiation of patient care.

  • Confers with Program Specialists and supervisor to develop and implement new programs/techniques to enhance program utilization.

  • Maintains appropriate state licensure, certification and credentialing.

  • Must be able to key information into computer systems

  • Makes appropriate referrals to other members of the rehab team

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