Speech Language Pathologist / SLP

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Brookdale Portage, IN

Company
Brookdale
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
prnSLPvalIN068073
AJE Ref #
576164101
Location
Portage, IN
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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PRN SLP for Portage, Merrillville and Valpo
Portage, IN 46368
Job #: prnSLPvalIN068073

This prn SLP will be needed to help cover our Portage, Merrillville and Valparaiso, IN communities.

A career with Brookdale Healthcare Services has never been so rewarding! Brookdale Home Health is ranked among the Top Ten largest home heath companies in the country. Many of our agencies carry a five-star rating and are recognized by Decision Health as Home Care Elite agencies. We own and operate more than 80+ agencies nationwide, serving approximately 17,000 patients throughout our Brookdale Home Health Division.

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Your responsibilities:
* Identify and treat residents with swallowing dysfunction
* Identify and treat residents with speech, language, voice and fluency disorders
* Provide and direct speech therapy services to patients, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation
* Develop treatment plans by identifying a problem list, long and short-term goals, and methods to achieve recovery
* Work in accordance with physicians' orders and adhere to applicable principles and practices of speech therapy, Brookdale policies/procedures, and state regulations

Required skills and qualifications:
* Master's degree in speech therapy from an accredited program
* License to practice speech therapy in the state; Vital Stim Certification
* ASHA Certification; must have Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
* Skilled nursing experience preferred
* Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, holidays and weekends as needed
* Basic computer software skills with Microsoft Word and Excel

For more information, contact Kelly Dymock Phone: (704)541-7471; Fax: (414)299-5076 or Email: kdymock@brookdale.com.

If you're a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. BR img src='http://career.staffingsoft.com/images/013-97-150786.aspx'