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Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) - Home Health

Company: Bridge Home Health and Hospice
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
- -Are you looking for a place where you can make a genuine difference in our patients' lives?With over 25 locations and growing, Our culture of love for our patients and employees is the top priority. Our commitment to our Core Values allows us to be the provider and employer of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that our employees are key to providing quality care and our most important resource.Join us today and grow with us!

Responsibilities:
The speech-language pathologist is responsible for implementation of standards of care forspeech language pathology services and for adherence to all conditions in the ServiceAgreement.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES1. Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifiesequipment needs relative to speech/language function.2. Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient'sfunction.3. Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/orequipment.4. Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.5. Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinatedand comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.6. As appropriate, participates in case conferences, in-services and other meetings required toensure coordinated and comprehensive care.7. Prepares and submits notes per organization policy.8. Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.9. Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.10. Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in thepatient's treatment regime as indicated.11. May supervise home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech-languagetherapy plan of care.12. Participation in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program and Home HealthAgency sponsored training.13. Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech languagepathology services.

Qualifications:
1. Possesses a master's or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and whomeets either of the following requirements:A. Is licensed as a speech language pathologist by the State in which the individualfurnishes such service; orB. If the State does not license speech-language pathologists:1. Must successfully completed 350 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum (oris in the process of accumulating such supervised clinical experience);2. Performed not less than 9 months of supervised full-time SLP services afterobtaining a master's or doctoral degree in SLP or a related field; and3. Successfully completed an approved national examination in SLP2. A minimum of one year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology.3. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.4. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.5. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/ororganization requirements and is in good working order.

Additional Information:
We are invested in our employees and their well-being. Benefits Include: -Competitive compensationFleet car program with insurance, maintenance coverage, and -gas card.Dynamic, fun, team-oriented work environmentCountless growth and development opportunitiesFlexible SchedulesMedical, dental and vision insuranceCompany Paid Life insuranceMileage Reimbursement -PTOPaid HolidaysPaid Sick DaysEmployee Assistance Program401KFSAAnd so much more! -We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws

Keywords: Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Fairfield , Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) - Home Health, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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