Speech Therapist – Rancho Seco Care Center – Galt, CA

Here at Rancho Seco Care Center we provide both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care at the highest professional standards, along with comprehensive skilled nursing and progressive treatment plans promoting quality care that inspires our patients positively. An interdisciplinary care team made up of nursing staff, therapist(s), resident dietitian, activities and social services develop a customized plan of care that addresses specific care needs and therapy goals necessary for the resident to reach their personal goals.

We rely on and trust our team to provide the best patient care and create a compassionate environment. In this role, ensuring that all of our patients are treated with dignity and respect will be at the core of your care. You will empower our patients, recognizing their ability to make their own choices while guiding them with kindness and understanding through challenging times. We take pride in our supportive network and are looking to expand our team with more amazing individuals who share our values and mission.


Responsibilities:


  • Supervise Therapist Assistants and therapy students in direct patient care to carry out plan of care and patient related activities per state practice act and reimbursement regulations.

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and team building approach with all patients, clients and team members.

  • Consistently attends work and provides appropriate notice for scheduled paid time off

  • Maintains productivity standard as determined by supervisor and clinical needs.

  • Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations.

  • Evaluate patients based upon the physician referral/orders.

  • Develop effective treatment plans with functional, goal based outcomes and ensure approval /orders for services from referring physician.

  • Treat patients according to treatment plan.

  • Record clinical documentation according to accepted regulatory and professional guidelines.

  • Record daily treatment charges per approved billing guidelines.

  • Instruct families and nursing staff regarding restorative/home programs.

  • Participate in discharge planning.

  • Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings, patient care conferences, utilization review meetings, and other meetings as required or directed.

  • Participate in in-service training program for other staff at the facility.

  • Participate in facility performance improvement programs

  • Coordinate with members of other departments, attending physicians, committee members, and other staff within the Rehab department.

  • Perform other duties as required or directed

  • Screen patients based upon identified need.

  • Assist with cleaning maintenance of treatment area and department

  • Secure necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients.

  • Report any problems with department equipment to appropriate personnel so that it is maintained in good working order.

  • Travel or float between facilities as determined by supervisor and patient needs.


Qualifications:


  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a valid California state license or eligibility to obtain license in state where services are provided.

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