About Us At Aegis Therapies, we believe that doing right by the patient will always bring success. That's why achieving our fullest potential begins with our patients and you. As one of the leading providers of therapy services in the rehabilitation industry and a company that is run by therapists at every level, we understand the uniqueness of aging. We apply proven techniques to help older adults and those recovering from an illness, injury or surgery become more independent and empowered-with the results to prove it. With our Innovators Award from the International Council on Active Aging, high retention rate, and tracking system for over 4 million patient outcomes, our professional family is bringing better therapies and the best practices to life for patients and families everywhere. If you're ready to partner with a rapidly growing company with over 1,000 locations in 44 states, you'll find endless opportunities for continual clinical education and professional advancement at Aegis Therapies. Job ID 4174BR Location Augusta Job Posting Title Speech Lang Path Therapist Job Description Performs evaluations and develops effective resident treatment plans to restore, maintain or prevent decline of resident function, by planning and administering medically prescribed therapy treatments in accordance with federal, state and professional standards governing the facility.
Graduate from an accredited program for Speech-Language Pathology.
Current license as a Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, or Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of practice as required.
Must possess problem-solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
Must be able to travel as needed to perform job.
Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Pass post-offer drug test, and pass post-employment physical exam if required.
Must meet Clinical Competency requirements.
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information.
Must be able to relate professionally, positively, and cooperatively with residents, resident's family members and other employees at all levels. Essential Job Functions
Meets the resident's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining treatment plans in consultation with physicians, and by prescription. Helps residents accomplish treatment plan and secures necessary supplies and adaptive equipment for residents to facilitate independence.
Administers therapy statements according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician. Directs treatments given by aides and assistants. Complies with company protocol for patient rounding.
Evaluates effects of therapy treatments by observing, noting and evaluating resident's progress; providing medically necessary treatment plan and modifications.
Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers and other health care workers; Participates in the Q & A process for rehab related issues. Manage the appropriate therapy minutes per RUGS category for patients/residents. Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing resident specific maintenance programs; instructing residents, families and/or caregivers in follow-up maintenance programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs. Accuracy in completion of MDS items per workflow model.
Documents resident care services by charting in resident and department records according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines. Records daily treatment charges per corporate procedures. Maintains resident confidence and protects nursing home operations by keeping information confidential.
Protects residents and employees by adhering to facility infection control policies and protocols. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with facility and department procedures, rules and regulations. Complies with company protocol for denial management. Ensure appropriate daily billing of services.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
Secures equipment, adaptive devices and supplies in accordance with company policy.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; and establishing personal networks.
Complies with federal, state and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
Travel required as needed to perform job.
Comply with the Company's Code of Conduct, policies and procedures contained in company, Federal and State requirements and regulations.
Provides community based services such as health and wellness activities as required. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Complies with company requirements on the completion of outcome measures. Willingness to provide services in multiple sites as determined by patient/resident need. Maintain specified efficiency level as determined by supervisor. Employment Status Casual/PRN Closing Statement Our culture of clinical excellence and passion for what we do compels us to constantly innovate and improve. It also drives our commitment to offer more ways to help you achieve your personal and professional goals with:
Management and clinical career ladders
Continuing education assistance
Master clinician program
Assistance with professional dues and licensure
Ongoing clinical support
Supervisors and managers who are therapists
Flexible work schedules We are always in need of outstanding, compassionate professionals to join our team. Bring your passion for individualized care, and we'll reward your dedication and performance with a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical insurance, retirement savings plans, and paid time off, not to mention an environment where you can grow long-term professional relationships with colleagues and patients. Apply today!
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to , age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status. Drug-Free Workplace.
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