Job ID: 290028036  |  Last Updated: 8/25/2021

Speech Language Pathologist

Westwood Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center
Poplar Bluff, MO
Applicant Contact
Angela Jones
(314) 317-2001

Job Description

Our facility is looking for a caring and compassionate Speech Language Pathologist who enjoys coming to work and is inspired to treat our residents like family. Our skilled nursing facilities are more than a nursing home, we are HOME! We like to have fun and create a rewarding atmosphere, filled with energetic and positive staff. We will make you feel appreciated and enjoy watching you pass that appreciation on to our residents.

The overall purpose of the Speech Language Pathologist is to improve the residents communication and swallowing abilities, to increase independence, and participation in society and quality of life. Qualified candidates will plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Speech Language Pathology Department in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations.

We offer flexible hours, comprehensive benefits, 401k, and comparable wages.


Evaluate residents related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency.
Develop treatment plans, including short & long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
Communicate the residents speech therapy program to the family and/or guardian.
Keeping consistent written documentation including evaluations, daily notes, and weekly summaries.
Consistently work cooperatively with residents, residents representatives, facility staff, physicians, consultants, and ancillary service providers.
Other duties may be assigned.

Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology or higher from an accredited program.
Successful completion of Praxis Examination.
License to practice speech therapy within the state of Missouri/CF also welcome.
Helia Healthcare is a successful, family-owned, and growing regional network of 15 skilled nursing communities in Illinois and Missouri. We are looking for energetic, caring, dependable individuals to join our team. As a Helia associate, your high standards are the crux of our guests' and residents' positive, successful experiences. We strive to ensure you are treated with respect and fairness. We promote a positive team environment based on problem solving rather than finger-pointing. We invest heavily in continuing education and training to keep you at the top of your profession. Our goal is to provide you with opportunities to advance your career with us. Helia communities strive to be the premier local employer by hiring those who share our vision and then treating them right. Many of our current managers started out with us in hourly roles.

As a regional network of skilled nursing communities, Helia has current open positions in most areas of nursing, skilled therapy, administration, management, dietary, housekeeping, laundry, and other operations. Most of our locations have both full- and part-time opportunities available on a variety of schedules. We will work hard to accommodate your desired work schedule. We provide competitive wages and medical/dental/vision benefits, along with an attractive array of 401k and other benefits.

Let's talk about growing your career with us!

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a successful background check and drug screen.

Helia Healthcare, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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