The Part-time SLP evaluates, plans, and administers comprehensive speech therapy modalities/regimens as prescribed by a physician to patients with speech, voice, language, cognitive-communicative and oral-pharyngeal swallowing disorders in their place of residence for the purpose of improving and/or restoring speech and/or swallowing functions.
- Master’s Level Graduate in the area of Speech Therapy or Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university of college.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology awarded by the American speech Language and Hearing Association.
- Current valid state Speech Therapy license
- Minimum of two (2) years experience as a Speech Therapist
- Current CPR card and Current health certificate/physical examination and TB testing results
- Valid state driver’s license and reliable automobile with proof of current automobile insurance
- Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Additional languages an asset
- Must successfully complete all pre-hire screenings including a Level II background and drug screen.
General responsibilities of the SLP include:
- Performs accurate and comprehensive initial and ongoing speech, language and swallowing assessments in response to patients’ needs and in accordance with physician orders
- Initiates a written plan of care, re-evaluates and updates the plan as necessary
- Provides skilled physical therapy modalities within the therapy scope of practice
- Documents skilled care and/or services provided in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and Agency policies and procedures
- Participates in case conferences to discuss multidisciplinary team responsibilities, patient progress, plans for continued care, to assure patient care needs are met.
- Promotes and provides patient/family/caregiver education using various verbal and written communication techniques that take into account the patient’s/family’s cultural, ethnic, and/or personal needs or preferences
- Plans patient discharge appropriately; provides information about community resources to address patient ongoing needs
- Knowledgeable of federal, state regulations and Agency’s policies and procedures regarding patient care
- Communicates with all members of the health care team, including physicians appropriately and in a timely manner
- Notifies the physician, the Director of Nursing and other health care team members of any changes in the patient’s condition and the need to modify the plan of care
- Maintains confidentiality of patient and Agency information at all times
- May assume other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
- Business hours may vary dependent on client needs. Weekends and Holidays rotate.
- Must be able to lift 25 to 50 pounds.
- Frequently in client home settings and requires the use of personal vehicle for business travel.
Anyone with these skills that is interested in a challenging and highly rewarding work experience where every day provides an opportunity for growth is encouraged to submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job code SLP500 in the title of the email.