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Speech and language pathologists (SLPs) assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent cognitive, communication and swallowing disorders in individuals whom have dysfunction due to injury or disease process. Speech and Language Pathologists assist patients to reach their highest level of function.

To contract with CareMeridian, we require the following documentation:

  • OIG Release 
  • Background Release
  • Copy of current license
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance 
  • Resume
  • CPR Card
  • W9

 


APPLY TO CAREMERIDIAN

Please indicate the position you are interested in *

Do you have:

  • The need for flexibility over your daily schedule.
  • The desire to work independently yet still be part of a collaborative team of skilled professionals.
  • Experience in providing assessments, continuum of care and patient support for neurologically impaired and medically-complex patients including TBI, SCI and stroke.

If yes, read on..

CareMeridian owns a small rehabilitation care facility in Marin County (city of Fairfax) and we are looking for a SPEECH Therapist to independently contract for services.

Our facility is small (12 beds)  and built upon the idea that people rehab better in a nurturing, beautiful and home like setting.  Our dynamic team includes speech, physical and occupational therapists, an activities director, nurses, and CNAs. Our staff to patient ratio is 1:4.  This means that you will be part of a care team that provides consistent care to patients and gives you assistance when you need it.

  • Must be a licensed Speech Therapist with a valid California license
  • Must have Professional Liability Insurance
  • Must have a current CPR card

 

CareMeridian’s Description of Duties:

Speech-language pathologist will assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency.

 

When the physician orders speech therapy services, the therapist’s responsibilities shall include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Initial resident assessment, completed and documented within 72 hours of admission. Update quarterly, at a minimum, and as needed.
  • Develop an individualized plan of care tailored to each resident’s needs upon admission to include long and short term goals. Update quarterly, at a minimum, and as needed.
  • Use written and oral tests, special instruments, diagnostic tests as well as administer hearing or speech/language evaluations to analyze, diagnose and record the nature and extent of any resident impairments in the following, but not limited to:
    • Verbal communication-speech/language
    • Auditory comprehension
    • Visual comprehension
    • Memory
    • Orientation to person, place and time
    • Thought processes (problem solving, reasoning, intuition and/or perception)
    • Swallowing irregularities
  • Select appropriate treatment and intervention strategies for the following disorders, to include but not limited to:
    • Dysphagia
    • Dysarthria
    • Receptive Aphasia
    • Expressive Aphasia
  • Recommend alternate nutrition based upon aspiration risk when swallowing and/or recommend diet level modification to reduce aspiration risk when swallowing.
  • Design individualized augmentative communication system or prescribe a speech generating device/speaking valve (i.e. Passy-Muir) for ventilator and non-ventilator dependent residents, when appropriate.
  • Participation in the decannulation process, when indicated, for residents with a tracheostomy tube.
  • Educate residents, family members and staff regarding impairments, disease processes, and compensatory strategies.
  • Monitor and document resident’s progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Provide appropriate referrals for related services.
  • Collaborates with other staff members of the interdisciplinary team, as appropriate, for case management.
  • Participate in the Interdisciplinary Team Conference, as appropriate, and report on resident status, goals and interventions.
  • Participate in resident community reintegration and discharge planning, as appropriate.
  • Participate in Performance Improvement Program, as appropriate.

Please submit your resume using the form below.

Do you have:

  • The need for flexibility over your daily schedule.
  • The desire to work independently yet still be part of a collaborative team of skilled professionals.
  • Experience in providing assessments, continuum of care and patient support for neurologically impaired and medically-complex patients including TBI, SCI and stroke.

If yes, read on..

CareMeridian owns a small rehabilitation care facility in Santa Clara County (city of Gilroy) and we are looking for a SPEECH Therapist to independently contract for services.

Our facility is small (12 beds)  and built upon the idea that people rehab better in a nurturing, beautiful and home like setting.  Our dynamic team includes speech, physical and occupational therapists, an activities director, nurses, and CNAs. Our staff to patient ratio is 1:4.  This means that you will be part of a care team that provides consistent care to patients and gives you assistance when you need it.

  • Must be a licensed Speech Therapist with a valid California license
  • Must have Professional Liability Insurance
  • Must have a current CPR card

Do you have:

  • The need for flexibility over your daily schedule.
  • The desire to work independently yet still be part of a collaborative team of skilled professionals.
  • Experience in providing assessments, continuum of care and patient support for neurologically impaired and medically-complex patients including TBI, SCI and stroke.

If yes, read on..

CareMeridian owns a small rehabilitation care facility in Sacramento County (city of Granite Bay) and we are looking for a SPEECH Therapist to independently contract for services.

 

Our facility is small (15 beds)  and built upon the idea that people rehab better in a nurturing, beautiful and home like setting.  Our dynamic team includes speech, physical and occupational therapists, an activities director, nurses, and CNAs. Our staff to patient ratio is 1:4.  This means that you will be part of a care team that provides consistent care to patients and gives you assistance when you need it.

  • Must be a licensed Speech Therapist with a valid California license
  • Must have Professional Liability Insurance
  • Must have a current CPR card

CareMeridian’s Description of Duties:

Speech-language pathologist will assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency.

 

When the physician orders speech therapy services, the therapist’s responsibilities shall include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Initial resident assessment, completed and documented within 72 hours of admission. Update quarterly, at a minimum, and as needed.
  • Develop an individualized plan of care tailored to each resident’s needs upon admission to include long and short term goals. Update quarterly, at a minimum, and as needed.
  • Use written and oral tests, special instruments, diagnostic tests as well as administer hearing or speech/language evaluations to analyze, diagnose and record the nature and extent of any resident impairments in the following, but not limited to:
    • Verbal communication-speech/language
    • Auditory comprehension
    • Visual comprehension
    • Memory
    • Orientation to person, place and time
    • Thought processes (problem solving, reasoning, intuition and/or perception)
    • Swallowing irregularities
  • Select appropriate treatment and intervention strategies for the following disorders, to include but not limited to:
    • Dysphagia
    • Dysarthria
    • Receptive Aphasia
    • Expressive Aphasia
  • Recommend alternate nutrition based upon aspiration risk when swallowing and/or recommend diet level modification to reduce aspiration risk when swallowing.
  • Design individualized augmentative communication system or prescribe a speech generating device/speaking valve (i.e. Passy-Muir) for ventilator and non-ventilator dependent residents, when appropriate.
  • Participation in the decannulation process, when indicated, for residents with a tracheostomy tube.
  • Educate residents, family members and staff regarding impairments, disease processes, and compensatory strategies.
  • Monitor and document resident’s progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Provide appropriate referrals for related services.
  • Collaborates with other staff members of the interdisciplinary team, as appropriate, for case management.
  • Participate in the Interdisciplinary Team Conference, as appropriate, and report on resident status, goals and interventions.
  • Participate in resident community reintegration and discharge planning, as appropriate.
  • Participate in Performance Improvement Program, as appropriate.

Please submit your resume using the form below.

Do you have:

  • The need for flexibility over your daily schedule.
  • The desire to work independently yet still be part of a collaborative team of skilled professionals.
  • Experience in providing assessments, continuum of care and patient support for neurologically impaired and medically-complex patients including TBI, SCI and stroke.

If yes, read on..

CareMeridian owns a small rehabilitation care facility in Los Angeles County (city of La Habra Heights) and we are looking for a SPEECH Therapist to independently contract for services.

Our facility is small (10 beds)  and built upon the idea that people rehab better in a nurturing, beautiful and home like setting.  Our dynamic team includes speech, physical and occupational therapists, an activities director, nurses, and CNAs. Our staff to patient ratio is 1:4.  This means that you will be part of a care team that provides consistent care to patients and gives you assistance when you need it.

  • Must be a licensed Speech Therapist with a valid California license
  • Must have Professional Liability Insurance
  • Must have a current CPR card

 

CareMeridian’s Description of Duties:

Speech-language pathologist will assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency.

When the physician orders speech therapy services, the therapist’s responsibilities shall include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Initial resident assessment, completed and documented within 72 hours of admission. Update quarterly, at a minimum, and as needed.
  • Develop an individualized plan of care tailored to each resident’s needs upon admission to include long and short term goals. Update quarterly, at a minimum, and as needed.
  • Use written and oral tests, special instruments, diagnostic tests as well as administer hearing or speech/language evaluations to analyze, diagnose and record the nature and extent of any resident impairments in the following, but not limited to:
    • Verbal communication-speech/language
    • Auditory comprehension
    • Visual comprehension
    • Memory
    • Orientation to person, place and time
    • Thought processes (problem solving, reasoning, intuition and/or perception)
    • Swallowing irregularities
  • Select appropriate treatment and intervention strategies for the following disorders, to include but not limited to:
    • Dysphagia
    • Dysarthria
    • Receptive Aphasia
    • Expressive Aphasia
  • Recommend alternate nutrition based upon aspiration risk when swallowing and/or recommend diet level modification to reduce aspiration risk when swallowing.
  • Design individualized augmentative communication system or prescribe a speech generating device/speaking valve (i.e. Passy-Muir) for ventilator and non ventilator dependent residents, when appropriate.
  • Participation in the decannulation process, when indicated, for residents with a tracheostomy tube.
  • Educate residents, family members and staff regarding impairments, disease processes, and compensatory strategies.
  • Monitor and document resident’s progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Provide appropriate referrals for related services.
  • Collaborates with other staff members of the interdisciplinary team, as appropriate, for case management.
  • Participate in the Interdisciplinary Team Conference, as appropriate, and report on resident status, goals and interventions.
  • Participate in resident community reintegration and discharge planning, as appropriate.
  • Participate in Performance Improvement Program, as appropriate.

Please submit your resume using the form below.

We are always looking for talented independent contractors. If you don’t see a position listed that is right for you at this time, please submit your resume below for future consideration. If another position opens up with your qualifications, we will have your information on file.

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(upload your resume as a PDF or Microsoft Word file. Please be sure to include a cover letter within your resume document and upload only one (1) file)

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