Full-Time or PRN Speech-Language Pathologist

Full-Time or PRN Speech-Language Pathologist
Pine Acres is actively seeking a Speech language Pathologist to join their team PRN or Full-Time status in our Skilled Nursing Facility located in West Des Moines, IA. This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated health care professionals that pride themselves in providing quality patient care. Our Rehab Department has an excellent reputation in the community for providing rehabilitation services.
At Pine Acres, it is our staff that make all the difference. We are committed to provide quality medical care with responsiveness, courtesy and gentleness. From intensive short term rehabilitation therapy to longer-term restorative care, our Nursing and Rehabilitation Center provide a full range of services to treat each of our residents.
Duties Include:
• Evaluate Residents conditions for swallowing or cognitive deficits
• Help Residents in their goals to improve Cognition or Swallowing
• Education for Residents and Caregivers
• Provide skilled, medically necessary speech and language therapy assessments as well as develop and implement individualized treatment plans to increase client’s independence and functioning
• Provide augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for individuals with severe expressive and/or language comprehension disorders
• Provide training and education to client, family, caregivers and other professionals as a subject matter expert
• Coordinate and collaborate with other professionals for diagnostic swallowing procedures (MBSS, FEES) as ordered by physician
• Demonstrate competent technical skills according to current Speech Therapy standards of practice
• Communicate changes in resident’s condition
• Provide accurate and timely billing records and supporting clinical documentation
• Respond to family requests and concerns timely
• Coordinate and provide training with Restorative Nursing and other Care staff
• Assure resident abuse or neglect does not occur
• Observe confidentiality and safeguards for all patient information
• Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements
Career Advantages:
• Rare in-house opportunity
• Practice in an environment built on integrity and progressive, ethical care
• Electronic documentation system
• Work collaboratively with a supportive team of therapists and nursing staff
• Flexible schedule
• Competitive Pay
Our staff is dedicated to providing love and attention to each resident allowing them to maintain their freedom and be a part of a community and family.
All inquiries will be held confidential

Company Info

Company Name
Pine Acres Rehabilitation & Care Center

Company URL

Contact Name
Chris Anderson





1501 Office Park Road
West Des Moines, IA 50265