Speech Language Pathologist - AccentCare
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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY NOW: http://bit.ly/1pZlgpO
AccentCare is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our home health team. The SLP is responsible for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Service Agreement. They must have knowledge and understanding of a patient?s illness or injury and the ability to assess the patient?s needs and plan appropriate interventions. They are responsible for providing speech therapy services in accordance with the individual patient?s needs as addressed in the interdisciplinary plan of care. This position will maintain open communication with home health staff, physicians and patient/family/caregiver to maintain quality care. This individual will manage related expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner in accordance with the Company?s budget. They will travel as necessary. As part of this team, the SLP will:
Conduct appropriate evaluative procedures, assess home environment (as appropriate), and identify equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
Identify functional speech defects, establish goals to improve patient?s function and participate in the development of the interdisciplinary plan of care.
Recommend communication devices/aids as indicated.
Prepare and submit clinical and progress records per Company policy federal/state regulations and JCAHO standards.
Ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting.
Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision.
Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations.
A degree and an internship from an approved masters program in Speech-Language Pathology or as required by applicable law and/or regulation.
Meet the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech-Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology, with a minimum of one (1) year?s clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology.
Must possess and maintain valid CPR certification while employed in a clinical role.
Valid driver?s license and an automobile that is insured in accordance with the state and/or home health requirements and is good working order.
APPLY NOW: http://bit.ly/1pZlgpO We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.
Compassionate, Patient Focused