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JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Compassionate Care Home Health and Hospice Agency is looking for a qualified part time Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). We offer very competitive rates, mileage reimbursement and much more! We utilize an easy-to-use web based EMR software for patient documentation, which makes charting a breeze. The SLP is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech-language pathology services and for adherence to all conditions in the Service Agreement. The ideal candidate is someone committed to working as a part of a multidisciplinary team. Additionally, this person prides themselves in providing patient centered care while maintaining strong lines of communication with all members of the patients’ care team. Apply to join our amazing company, and let's serve our beautiful community together.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
Identifies functional speech deficits and establishes a plan of care to improve the patient's function.
Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic techniques and/or equipment as appropriate.
Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
Confers with referring physicians and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the patient’s plan of care.
Participates in regularly scheduled case conferences to coordinate care. Provides inservices when indicated.
Complete and submit all documentation within the required timeline.
Maintains all required licenses and certifications to practice in California.
Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.
Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patient's treatment plan.
May supervise home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech-language therapy plan of care.
Performs other duties, as required, to facilitate the delivery of speech-language pathology services.
The above duties are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description that align with the SLP Scope of Practice.
Possesses a master’s or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and who meets either of the following requirements:
Is licensed as a speech-language pathologist in the state of California; or
Be in the process of obtaining a license in the state of California (license would have to be issued prior to beginning patient care):
A minimum of one (1) year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology is preferred; however, those in the process of completing their RPE/CFY are welcome to apply.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organizational skills.
Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization's requirements.
Compassionate Care Home Health and Hospice Agency