Willow Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is looking to hire a full-time Speech Language Pathologist to provide patient centered speech and language therapy for patients in our long-term care facilities in Louisiana. Are you a passionate professional with high ethical standards? Do you have a positive, helpful, and enthusiastic attitude and want to join a rapidly growing skilled nursing rehabilitation team that will appreciate what you have to offer as a Speech Therapist? Are you looking for a well-respected and supportive company that can offer you opportunities for professional growth? If so, please read on.
This speech pathologist position offers a very competitive hourly wage for the region commensurate with experience. We also offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, HSA, life insurance, AD&D, a 401 (k) plan, generous paid time off (PTO), optional short-term/long-term disability, flex benefit plans, a continuing education/licensure allowance, on-site training, a web-based training program that can be used for continuing education, and a referral bonus program. We also offer mentoring if desired. If this sounds like the opportunity in long-term care that you've been looking for, apply today!
Our primary focus is on providing patients with the best possible care by providing our employees with the high-quality education and training needed to be leaders in the industry. Our employees have access to the latest technology regarding therapy programs, treatment approaches, and documentation. We are invested in the success of each team member, providing not only exceptional pay and benefits, but a very supportive work environment.
A DAY IN THE LIFE A SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
As a Speech Therapist at a long-term care facility, you arrive each day happy to work for a practice that gives you the time and support to get real results for your patients. You love the collaborative spirit at Willow Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation where you have ample opportunities to learn and develop into a better therapist. You use your knowledge of developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents to plan and deliver the best individualized care for each of your patients whether challenged with orthopedic issues, neurological diseases, or complex medical conditions.
You conduct patient evaluations and take the time to really understand their complaints and goals as you work on their individual treatment plans. Your attention to detail is essential to your success, as you keep up-to-date and accurate records. And, your collaborative skills come into play as you play an active role on each patient's interdisciplinary team. Using your good communication skills, you also take the time to thoroughly educate caregivers at the skilled nursing facility on how to assist patients with their individualized maintenance programs. After a day of hard work, you feel great about the measurable progress you have observed in your patients!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A SPEECH THERAPIST
- Masters degree or higher from an accredited speech-language pathology program
- Current speech language pathologist license
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to long-term care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation facilities
Are you committed to safety and conscientious about following OSHA and other established procedures? Do you present yourself professionally? Are you patient-focused and always eager to learn and improve? Do you have respect for privacy and confidentiality? Are you a self-motivated team player? Do you have the ability to be tactful and sensitive to the emotional needs of others? Are you a problem solver? If so, then you might just be perfect for this Speech Therapist position!
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR LONG-TERM CARE REHABILITATION TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this speech pathologist position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!