Speech Therapist - Southland

Full Time Speech/Language Pathologist Opportunity – Lufkin, TX
Join our fun and hardworking therapy department as a full time SLP at Southland Rehabilitation and Healthcare, a 150-bed facility located in Lufkin, TX. We offer an opportunity for you to build a busy Part B program along with other innovative programs like LSVT, Abilities Care Approach, and many more.  In return for your clinical knowledge and professional passion, we can offer you a highly competitive compensation package and many career growth opportunities.
 
Southland Rehabilitation and Healthcare receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 180 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career. 
 
Visit BuildingTherapyLeaders.com and find out why we are truly different in dignifying long term care.
  • Every facility has an in-house therapy team – no contract therapy company. All department teams work for the facility and share the same goals
  • Each facility is independently operated with local leadership and no corporate red tape
  • Decisions made at the facility for the facility staff and community needs
  • Core Values (CAPLICO): Customer Second, Accountability, Passion for Learning, Love One Another, Intelligent Risk Taking, Celebration, Ownership. These values are the core of who we are as an organization and shared among all affiliated facilities

Experience/Qualifications:

Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
 
Some of the duties for this position will include:
  • Effectively screens/evaluates patients and/ with communication, cognitive or swallowing disorders and develops appropriate plan of care following all regulatory and clinical practice standards.
  • Provides rehabilitative, skilled and medically necessary treatment intervention to patients with communication, cognitive and/or swallowing disorders per regulatory and clinical practice requirements.
  • Evaluates treatment outcomes for effectiveness. Services are modified in relation to patient evaluation and referrals are made in relation to outcomes.
  • Provides consultation and counseling to patients, as well as families, caregivers and other service providers related to the speech disorders.
  • Provides comprehensive discharge summary of services provided per regulatory and clinical requirements.
  • Documents all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintains patient records according to company policy.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.