SLP Speech Language Pathologist

Assured Home Health
Full Time, PRN or part-time
As a Speech Therapist, you will perform the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to treating speech and language disorders, and functional training in communication, swallowing, and cognitive impairments. Based on this assessment and evaluation, the Speech Therapist works to help determine a treatment plan, performs interventions aimed at improving and enhancing the patient''s well being, and evaluates the patient''s progress.

Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of speech therapy, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.
Evaluates the patient''s level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic functional ability tests. Assists the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care.
Treats patients to communicate effectively by expressing thoughts according to the patient''s condition using acceptable standards of practice.
Observes, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient''s response to treatment and changes in the patient''s condition.
Instructs the patient, the family and/or caregiver and other members of the health care team in areas of speech therapy in which they can participate.
Visits patient according to plan of treatment, completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes to the agency at least twice per week.
Completes all patient evaluations and develops the ST plan of care within state specific guidelines. Reports outcomes of evaluation, goals, and anticipated projected frequency of care to supervising nurse within 24 hours of the evaluation.
Participates in staff conferences and committees as necessary.
Provides in-services to agency staff upon request of supervising nurse.

Required Skills:
Graduate from a program satisfying the American Speech-Language/Hearing Association-s academic and practicum requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCO).
ASHA Certification (or it-s equivalent) in Speech/Language Pathology, or in the process of completing a Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY).
Be eligible or hold a license issued by the state of employment.
Current CPR certification.

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