Speech Language Pathologist- Need in Tennessee!
GENERAL PURPOSE: To provide direct patient care and support activities which
build and maintain a TheraEx Rehabilitation Center.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Provides treatment programs to maximize speech,
language, cognitive, and swallowing abilities within each patient’s structural or
functional limitations: evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families,
physicians and other interdisciplinary team members, documents services in the
medical records. Contributes to professional development of self and others.
Enhances interdisciplinary team through professional skills and knowledge.
Demonstrates safe working practices.
1. Provides patient treatments, which meet patient needs, and uses current
treatment knowledge in accordance with TheraEx Rehabilitation clinical
procedures. This includes but is not limited to:
from referring physician.
patient progress, Performing accurate, comprehensive evaluations.
problems, and plans.
life style and current and future expectations.
clinical best practice.
2. Writes accurate, complete, and clear documentation in accordance with
TheraEx Rehabilitation, regulatory, licensing, payor, and accrediting
requirements. This includes but is not limited to:
progress notes, and discharge summaries in accordance with TheraEx
with billing data.
details the patient’s needs, potential to benefit from treatment, and progress
achieved to date. Includes specific, objective measurable goals.
Director of Rehabilitation, the TheraEx Reimbursement Department, and
3. Consistently demonstrates TheraEx Rehabilitation interdisciplinary
approach to patient care. This includes but is not limited to:
assessment and recommendations.
conferences, patient care conferences, utilization review meetings, family
conferences, and caregiver training sessions.
4. Contributes to professional development of self and others. This includes
but is not limited to:
and professional conferences.
seminars, professional journals, and peers.
5. Aids in building and maintaining TheraEx Rehabilitation’s reputation as
the unparalleled provider of rehab to the elderly by contribution as a
professional member of the staff. This includes but is not limited to:
with co-workers, patients and families, with all other persons involved with the
patient’s care, and the general public.
Rehabilitation Employee Handbook and as communicated by TheraEx
methods and accepting new ideas, criticism, or advice from others.
facility and TheraEx Rehabilitation.
and positive communication.
6. Demonstrates safe working practices. This includes but is not limited to:
of Rehabilitation so that safety hazards will be immediately remedied.
1. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
relate to medically based speech, language, and swallowing disorders.
equivalent preferred. Rehab experience required.
4. Physical Requirements:
For Direct Patient Care:
stooping, and reaching while working with therapy patients.
For Support Activities:
at desk or terminal entering data.