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Speech Language Pathologist (Adult Care)

Company: At Home Healthcare
Location: Tyler
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Come work for a Home Health company that really does "feel like family"! Home care is personal for us and we want caring, qualified applicants to join our growing family.

  • We will offer the perfect candidate:
    • A Competitive Salary based on experience
    • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays equal to 16 days a year
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental, Vision, Life, Cancer and Supplemental Insurance Plans
    • Flexible Spending Account Options
    • 401(K) with % company matchJob SummaryA registered professional who provides therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of patients with speech, language, hearing, oral motor, swallowing and cognitive disorders. Provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Participates in the coordination of care.Responsibilities:Essential Functions
      1. Performs ongoing clinical assessment, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points to identify patient needs and determine level of functioning and appropriateness of patient for home care.
      2. Develops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s). Prepares and completes clinical notes, phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis and in a timely manner.
      3. Analyzes patient needs and provides appropriate care that is ordered by physician as indicated in the plan of care. Revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data.
      4. Provides therapeutic treatments for speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders with appropriate tests and measurements. Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
      5. Applies concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordinating or performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
      6. Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients. Provides supervision and guidance to home health aides as appropriate.
      7. Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.
      8. Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.
      9. Provides patient caregiver, and family counseling; provides patient and caregiver education.
      10. Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of the Agency or licensing board.
      11. Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies.
      12. Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.
      13. Participates in the Agency's QAPI program.
      14. Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training.
      Qualifications:Job Qualifications
      Education: Master's or Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college or university
      Licensure: Current State License in Speech-Language Pathology or if licensure does not apply, meets the requirements listed in 42 CFR -484.115(n), current Driver's License
      Experience: One year experience in an acute care or rehabilitation setting, or home health preferred.
      Skills: Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR.
      Transportation: Reliable transportation, current Driver's License, and valid and current auto liability insurance.

Keywords: At Home Healthcare, Tyler , Speech Language Pathologist (Adult Care), Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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