Speech Language Pathologist/SLP

START DATE: 2024-06-10
Commerce, TX
PROFESSIONSpeech Language Pathologist
SPECIALTYSLP
CATEGORY
DESIRED SHIFT8hr days
DURATION1 Week(s)
PAY RATE

DESCRIPTION

About the position:
We are hiring a great SLP for a 13-week contract This is for a long-term care (LTC) facility located in Commerce, Texas, who is committed to providing exceptional care and support to their residents. Our team is dedicated to creating a warm and welcoming environment where individuals can thrive and receive the assistance they need.


Job Description:
We are currently seeking a Full-Time Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our dynamic team for a 13-week contract position. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in speech therapy, with a passion for working with individuals in a long-term care setting. The SLP will be responsible for providing comprehensive speech therapy services to our residents, assessing their needs, developing treatment plans, and implementing therapeutic interventions to improve communication and swallowing disorders.


Responsibilities:
~Conduct assessments to evaluate speech, language, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders.
~Develop individualized treatment plans tailored to the specific needs of each resident.
~Implement evidence-based therapeutic techniques and interventions to address communication and swallowing challenges.
~Monitor progress and adjust treatment plans as needed to achieve optimal outcomes.
~Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, and physical therapists, to provide comprehensive care.
~Educate residents, family members, and caregivers on strategies to support communication and swallowing function.
~Maintain accurate documentation of assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes in accordance with regulatory standards.

Requirements:
~Valid license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Texas (Compact license accepted).
~Minimum of 2 years of experience in speech therapy, preferably in a long-term care or rehabilitation setting.
~BLS
~COVID Vaccination or exemption
~Knowledge of assessment tools and therapeutic techniques for speech, language, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders.
~Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
~Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
~Commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care to residents.

Benefits:
~Competitive hourly rate up to $57 per hour (DOE).
~Opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment.
If you are a dedicated Speech Language Pathologist looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals in a long-term care setting, we encourage you to apply! Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

Application Instructions:
Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to ginas@aurastaff.com with the subject line: "Full-Time Contract SLP Position Application - Or click to apply 

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.