||We may not have an open position currently - but you are welcome to submit your application for Home Care Speech Language Pathologist and be considered for future open opportunities.
General Summary: Provide coordinated care to clients of all age groups. Plans, implements and evaluates client care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Provides therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of clients with speech, language, hearing, oral motor, swallowing and cognitive disorders. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses.
Patient Population: Has contact with patients of all ages in a clinical setting; understands and demonstrates appropriate behavior when interacting with patients in all populations.
Perform clinical assessments; identifies patient needs and appropriateness of client. Document, prepare/revises and completes a Plan of Care (POC), progress notes, phone orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis. Analyze client needs and administer appropriate care as ordered by physician. Apply concepts of infection control and universal precaution in coordination/performing client cares activities to protect both client and staff (OSHA). Provides effective communication to clients, their families, team members, and other health care professionals. Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payers. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner to assure compliance with company policy. Demonstrates commitment and professional growth by participating in in-service programs and maintaining/improving competency. Meet mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency/licensing board. Promote the company philosophy and administrative policies.This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Experience: Two (2) years experience as a SLP in a clinical care setting. Home health experience preferred.
Education: Master’s degree or doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college or university.
Current license that is in good standing to practice as an SLP in any/all applicable states. Current CPR certificate. Current driver’s license in good standing.On-going employment as an SLP requires maintenance of a valid SLP license in the state which the therapist practices in and a valid CPR certificate at all times. It is the responsibility of the employee to renew these both before they expire in order to continue employment.
Prolonged standing/walking required. The ability to lift/transfer up to 50 lbs. Ability to meet deadlines and patient needs, make quick decisions and allocate resources under stressful conditions. Meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.Environmental/Working Conditions:
Works in client’s home in various conditions. Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and infectious diseases. Some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call. Ability to travel locally and work a flexible schedule.Machinery/Tools/Equipment Requirements:
Reliable transportation and auto liability insurance