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Speech Therapist

Company: Absolut Care of Westfield
Location: Westfield
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Speech Therapist*

*STARTING RATE: $ 35.88 *(paying $35.88 - $43.73 per hour, depending on experience)

*SHIFT: *Full-Time, Days


Evaluate levels of speech, language, or swallowing difficulty. Identify clients' goals for treatment. Create and carry out an individualized treatment plan that addresses specific functional needs. Teach clients how to make sounds, improve their voices, and maintain fluency.


* Demonstrates knowledge of age specific developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents (i.e. physical, cognitive, and socialization factors) in planning delivery of care.
* Demonstrates knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to care for and treat residents with the following needs: orthopedics, neuro diseases and infectious diseases, if applicable.
* Attends all mandatory inservices by employee=s anniversary date.
* Acts appropriately under the direction of the Director of Speech/Language Pathology, Rehabilitation Director and acts as an active member of the interdisciplinary team.
* Supervises Speech/Language Aide or Rehabilitation Assistant in direct resident care and resident related activities, if appropriate.
* Records clinical documentation according to accepted regulatory, facility and professional guidelines.
* Establishes and instructs caregivers in resident specific maintenance programs.
* Records daily treatment charges according to facility policies.
* Secures necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for residents to facilitate independence, if approved by the Administrator.


* Possess knowledge of age specific developmental factors for adult and geriatric residents
* Must have Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language Hearing Association
* Must have current New York State License as Speech/Language Pathologist
* Long term care experience preferred, but not required
* Minimum 18 years of age
* Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, and possess sufficient


Absolut Care of Westfield

26 Cass Street

Westfield, NY 14787


Absolut Care is comprised of five skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living facility in New York State, including: Absolut Care of Allegany in Allegany, Absolut Care of Aurora Park in East Aurora, Absolut Care of Gasport in Gasport, Absolut Care of Orchard Brooke in Orchard Park, Absolut Care of Three Rivers in Painted Post and Absolut Care of Westfield in Westfield.

We offer a variety of services including subacute rehab, long-term care, and hospice. We're proud to be a family of high-quality health care providers that also includes The McGuire Group, Taconic Health Care and Vestra Care.

Our team is comprised of charismatic, smile-bringing, life-saving, compassionate caregivers who love to make a difference in the lives of our residents. Together, we have the privilege of caring for and learning from more than 2,800 extraordinary legends while providing them with superior levels of nursing and rehabilitative services.

Our collective stories; our legends are what help define our organization and the outstanding care we provide. We are _Legends Caring for Legends, _and we invite you to join our team!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $35.88 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location%10112426%

Keywords: Absolut Care of Westfield, Erie , Speech Therapist, Healthcare , Westfield, Pennsylvania

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