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Speech Therapist

Mankato, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 27, 2024
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Pathstone
This position provides and directs speech therapy services to patients including assessment and treatment with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.

About Us:

Ecumen Pathstone is hiring a Speech Therapist. Ecumen Pathstone is a campus community offering comprehensive care services. Ecumen Pathstone consists of assisted living, long-term care, rehabilitation care, memory care, adult day services, and independent living. Ecumen also offers homecare, hospice, as well as a supply store- all within the Mankato, MN area.

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Opportunity Details:

Schedule: On Call / PRN / As Needed

Pay: $35.53 - $51.51 based on experience.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Administers hearing or speech/language evaluations, tests, or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairments, using written and oral tests and special instruments.
  2. Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family, and other team members.
  3. Records information on the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients.
  4. Monitors patient's response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders.
  5. Instructs clients in techniques for more effective communication, including sign language, lip reading, and voice improvement.
  6. Practices within state licensure requirements and scope of practice.
  7. Follows guidelines/requirements set by CMS, federal and state regulations and meeting requirements set by other payors (insurance companies).
  8. Manages and maintains individual license/certification renewals and when applicable other professional certifications.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Previous experience in the rehabilitation/therapy field
  • Current license, state certification, or registered as a Speech Therapist in good standing
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations including able to work irregular hours, attend meetings and special events.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctor of Speech Language Pathology (SLPD) degree
  • Previous experience in home health, hospice or senior care.

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