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Speech/Language Therapist (SLT) - Per Diem

Jerome Home is a 120 bed Long Term Care Facility in New Britain, CT. Established under the will executed by Augustus Jerome, Jerome Home is a privately-owned, not-for-profit organization. We are a progressive, 5 Star nursing community with a highly competent and caring staff. Established in 1932, our multi levels include, RCH and SNF including short-term rehab and hospice. Also on our campus is Arbor Rose, a 62 apartment Assisted Living Facility.

We currently have an opening for a per diem Speech Language Pathologist. 

The functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct speech language therapy, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
  • Review request for speech language therapy and physicians' orders.
  • Interview resident to determine type of treatment and schedule therapy.
  • Maintain an adequate liaison with families and residents.
  • Instruct resident and family members in home programs as well as care and use of proper equipment.
  • Assure that all therapist notes are informative and descriptive of the care provided and of the resident's response to the care.
  • Maintain an excellent and proactive working relationship with the medical profession and other health related facilities and organizations through clear and timely communication to maximize effectiveness.

The successful candidate must:

  • Possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a speech language pathologist in this state.
  • Be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action in a timely fashion.
  • Possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Be a minimum of twenty-three (23) years of age.
  • Be knowledgeable of physical therapy procedures.
  • Possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of the physical therapy service.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of therapy areas.

Interested applicants can apply on line through this website or in person.  EOE M/F 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Why choose us?

Quality, privacy, and loving care are the cornerstones of Jerome Home's reputation for excellence. Since 1932, we have specialized in maintaining the greatest degree of personal freedom and function for all of our residents.

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