Speech Therapist - Willow Bend

Willow Bend
Mesquite Texas
Per Diem
 
Willow Bend Nursing & Rehabilitation in Mesquite, TX, is currently recruiting for a PRN Speech/Language Pathologist with at least one year of SNF experience. As part of our amazing team of clinicians, you will have opportunities for training and continuing education in Think Thin/dysphagia, Abilities Care and dementia, stroke and neuro rehabilitation, and respiratory/COVID recovery programs. Here are a few more reasons to consider joining us!
 “One of the things I most appreciate about being part of an Ensign affiliate is the empowerment to practice at the highest level of our licensure.  We are encouraged and supported to grow programs, further our training in the areas of our passion, and to love on our patients in a way that we are uniquely equipped to do.  We are able to take ownership within our facilities to make positive changes that affect the lives of the ones we care for on a daily basis.” Tiffany D. Bishop MS, CCC-SLP- Legend Greenville…
“I love being a speech-language pathologist for an Ensign affiliate.  I am able to make a difference in the lives of our residents with dementia by identifying their remaining capabilities, training staff for what they are and how to maximize them in their daily routines and leisure activities, thereby returning purpose to the residents’ lives. Ensign is an awesome organization to be affiliated with because “Passion for Learning” is one of our core values, enabling me to continually expand my knowledge base and increase my skills as a speech-language pathologist.” Christa Keesee MS, CCC-SLP – The Garrison…
“Working for an Ensign affiliate has allowed me to provide cutting edge treatments and programs that I’ve always known but have been unable to carry-out in other places. My facility has been able to identify my strengths as a therapist and encouraged me to pursue those strengths and provide training to others in those areas. Pursuing my passions and achieving professional growth have made such an impact on my career as a Speech-Pathologist.” Jayna Owens MS, CCC-SLP – DOR Legend New Braunfels …
 “Working as an SLP for an Ensign affiliate  has brought me such joy. The opportunities we have with programming and resources help us to provide the absolute best patient care to our residents. We have the opportunity to treat a broad range of patients with many co-morbidities following a traumatic event in their lives, and help them to restore as much function as possible, while also having the opportunity to experience the community of a long term care facility in which many of our patients call home. We are able to follow our residents with dementia and cognitive deficits throughout the stages of disease progression and be there to provide our specialized skills and care with them and their family every step of the way. Working in a therapy department with Ensign becomes like working with family, and there’s truly nothing better than that.” Cara Koepsel MS, CCC-SLP DOR Golden Acres Living & Rehabilitation
In addition to a professionally rewarding work setting, Willow Bend can also offer highly competitive compensation and benefits as well as many opportunities for career growth.
  

Willow Bend receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 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
   
Desired Skills:   
  • Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process 
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide 
  • Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice 
  • Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity 
  • Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence 
  • Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department 
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.
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Last updated 2022-06-27
 
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