Speech Therapist Springfield MA

US-MA-Sunderland
Job ID
2017-1194
# of Openings
1
Category
Rehabilitation Services
Department
Rehabilitation
Job Type
Per Diem

Responsibilities

Provides skilled speech therapy services in an outpatient setting and other appropriate settings consistent with professional standards and policies.  Participates in the development of programs necessary to achieve agency objectives as they relate to patient care.

 

  • Completes all documentation required and in accordance with state and federal regulations and policy.
  • Perform patient assessments and evaluations to determine functional level and establish a therapeutic program.
  • Develop a therapy plan of care with the overall plan of care to include goals and discharge plans.
  • Document, within time frames, observations, patient's response to treatment, treatment programs, degree of progress and notable changes in patient condition.
  • Communicate and coordinates patient care with other members of the patient's health care team.
  • Provide patient caregiver, and family teaching related to the patient's speech therapy program and its maintenance.
  • Provide speech therapy in accordance with physician's orders and accepted professional practices.

 

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree from an accredited Speech Therapy Program.

  • Licensed in MA.

  • One year of experience in home care, or working with elderly patients preferred
  • Must possess a valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the administration of objective standardized tests and measures and compliance with regulatory standards

Company Overview

Why choose the Overlook

  • The Overlook offers a great working environment
  • We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
  • Referral bonuses. 

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.

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