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Speech Therapist

Job Description

Founded in 1966, we are the nation's oldest national healthcare franchise organization providing the full continuum of home care, senior care, hospice and professional staffing services. Interim franchisees are the largest combined provider of community-based home care and healthcare staffing. Interim HealthCare of Pueblo, Colorado is a premier provider of quality care to the people of Southeastern Colorado. We are committed to treating our clients, employees and consumers with respect and dignity. Currently we are seeking Speech Therapist. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established network of healthcare service providers

SAME LOCAL OWNERSHIP FOR OVER 40 YEARS

 


Speech Therapist -- ST -- HomeCare -- Speech-Language Pathologist




Provides services for the purpose of diagnosing and treating speech and language disorders which result in communication disabilities, and for the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders (dysphagia), as well as auditory rehabilitation. The treatment and intervention provided is in accordance with the patient's plan of care, accepted standards of professional practice, applicable law and regulation, as well as applicable Interim HealthCare policies, procedures and clinical pathways.

Job Requirements

Other responsibilities of the ST role include:

  • Assist the physician or other licensed independent practitioner in evaluating the patient's level of communication deficit, hearing and swallowing function, as well as in developing the resulting plan of care/treatment including appropriate long term treatment goals, selection of interventions, and the intensity, frequency and duration of services to meet the needs of an individual patient.
  • Completes initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments at appropriate time points as assigned.
  • Selects and teaches task-oriented therapeutic activities designed to improve comprehension and production of language in oral, signed or written modalities; speech and voice production; auditory training; speech reading; and communication strategies using multi-modal training (e.g. visual, auditory-visual, and tactile).
  • Regularly assess changes in the patient's status since the last visit/treatment day, and determine whether the planned services should be modified, performing a re-evaluation and obtaining revision orders from the physician as indicated.
  • Prepares and submits timely, legible, relevant and sufficient documentation -- whether written or electronic -- of treatment and skilled intervention provided, as well appropriate reports of a patient's progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of practice, policy and procedures, and payor requirements.
  • Advises and consults with the family and/or other caregivers to promote patient progress and planning for discharge.
  • Participates in educating the patient and the family, and other caregivers to promote patient progress toward mutually established goals.


Speech Therapist -- ST -- HomeCare -- Speech-Language Pathologist


Other requirements of the role include:

  • Current licensure or certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist, as applicable, in the state(s) in which he or she will practice, unless licensure or certification does not exist.
  • Education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-Language pathology granted by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association OR meets the educational requirements for certification and is in the process of accumulating the supervised experience required for certification.
  • In the last five (5) years, two (2) years of experience as a speech language pathologist that is relevant to the patient population assigned.


Speech Therapist -- ST -- HomeCare -- Speech-Language Pathologist


Benefits:

We provide the flexibility you need to fit your lifestyle and your priorities. We have home health, private duty and healthcare staffing opportunities for a wide variety of healthcare professionals and caregivers. Work as much or as little as you want with flexible scheduling to meet your individual needs. We have full-time and part-time home care and healthcare facility assignments available.


Speech Therapist -- ST -- HomeCare -- Speech-Language Pathologist


 

Interim HealthCare of Pueblo, Colorado

www.interimhealthcare.com/Pueblo

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID Pueblo
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