Posted 2 weeks ago

Speech Pathologist

Company: BrightSpring Health Services
Category: Healthcare

 Downers Grove

Type: Part Time

Brighspring Health Services/Rehab Without Walls is seeking a Speech Pathologist to join their therapy team who executes customized treatment plans that deliver real results and exceed patients’ expectations. Responsibilities:

  • Performs the evaluation and treatment of patients with speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders based upon physician orders/referrals.
  • Completes a comprehensive evaluation based upon Physician referral using appropriate evaluation and assessment tools and procedures.
  • Reviews patient records for current diagnosis, past medical history, precautions & contraindications.
  • Establishes measurable goals and develops treatment plan to move the patient toward his or her maximum level of speech, language, cognitive and swallowing abilities.
  • Regularly re-assesses effectiveness of treatment plan, progress of patient toward goals and the need for modifying goals or treatment.
  • Communicates patient’s needs and progress to the treatment team, physician, person receiving services, family members, as applicable.
  • Consults with medical providers regarding patient evaluation and treatment, progress of the patient and discharge from treatment.
  • Maintains and submits evaluation, treatment and billing documentation in the format and time-lines required by the Company, facility, funding source, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Adheres to standards of the Company’s Code of Business Conduct, policies, Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and Corporate Compliance programs and appropriate professional practice standards and applicable state/federal laws.
  • Attends, participates in and/or conducts internal staff development programs and meetings; obtains continuing education as required by company policy and regulations; maintains and enhances clinical practice skills.