Home Health Speech Therapist (PRN)

St. Vincent Home Healt

SLP (PRN)

St. Vincent Home Health has a PRN/PT opportunity for a Speech Therapist in Evansville!

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

A registered professional who provides therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation patients with speech, language, hearing, oral motor, swallowing, and cognitive disorders. Provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluated patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation
  • Supervises and provides clinical directions to the HHA/UP to ensure the quality and continuity of service provides
  • Provides those services and/or treatments requiring substantial and specialized speech therapy skill
  • Provides education to the client/family regarding the disease process
  • Performs initial and ongoing comprehensive assessment (OASIS/Agency) of speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with appropriate tests and measures and maintains records including goal setting
  • Develops/implements/documents/revises the Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care team members to ensure quality and continuity of care and evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of client care plans

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college/
  • Current State License in Speech-Language Pathology, Certificate of Clinical Competence from American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

Experience:

  • Two years’ experience in an acute care or rehabilitation setting, home health preferred

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

St. Mary's at Home/St. Vincent Home Health is a proud member of Ascension at Home, a leading provider in the delivery of compassionate patient-centered healthcare services including home health, infusion therapy and hospice.

Formed in 2014, Ascension at Home is a national partnership between Ascension Health and Evolution Health. The partnership includes all Ascension-affiliated home health, hospice, home infusion therapy and private duty/supportive care services. Visit us at www.ahah.net  to learn more about our organization and view all career opportunities.

BENEFITS OFFERED (Full-Time and Part-Time employees)

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

 

Company
Envision
Posted
03/26/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Evansville, Indiana 47715, US