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Speech Therapist

Bride Brook Health & Rehabilitation Center is seeking a FT Speech Therapist to join our In-House Rehab Team!
Please apply online via this posting for an expedited process.
For more information please contact Tiffany Blackwell at 877-234-1553 or TLBlackwell@savasc.com.
Bride Brook Health & Rehabilitation Center
23 Liberty Way, Niantic, CT 06357
Who are we?
In-House Rehab Team
Skilled Nursing Facility
PRN staff as needed
ROX / Rehab Optima GiftRAP Software
ACP Modality Equipment
Vital Stim Equipment
Previous Awards:
CEO Roundtable
Blue Ribbon
Workforce Award Excellence in Action
T2 Safety Award
How are we unique?
130 beds
Private Medicare Suites
ADL Kitchen
Transition Apartment
Therapy Courtyard
In-House Rehab Team
ROX / Rehab Optima GiftRAP Software
ACP Modality Equipment
Vital Stim Equipment
What do we offer?
RESPECT Program
Blue Ribbon Employee Award
Storms of Life Foundation
Ambassador Program
Continuing Education Opportunities
Leadership Opportunities
Employee Referral Bonuses
Summary
Evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long-term speech, hearing, swallowing, and cognitive disabilities in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Screens and evaluates Resident and develops appropriate care plan.
Under a physician's direction, provides direct patient / resident treatment based on established plan of care.
Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication and / or swallowing or cognitive problems.
Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests.
Instructs residents, families, and caregivers to monitor speech and provide ways to practice new skills.
Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Maintains patient records in an accurate and timely manner.
Devises special tools and treatments for the specific needs of patients.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
Qualifications
Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Current license in Speech Therapy as required by state law.
Certification in clinical competency.
One year clinical experience preferred.
Physical Demands & Environment
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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