SLP, Speech Language Pathologist, Home Health Visits, Per Diem
Location:
Media, PA
Posted:
January 18, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Reference:
2107_15190

Overview:


BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Speech Language Pathologist, SLP for a per diem opportunity performing home care visits in senior living communities in Delaware County, PA. Prior home care experience a plus, but not required. 


 


As a home health Speech Therapist, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides rehabilitative care and skilled nursing to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.


 



Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:



  • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.

  • Perform thorough evaluations to assess, diagnoseand provide therapeutic interventions for clients who are experiencing, speech, language, communication or swallowing difficulties.

  • Develop a treatment plan based on the evaluation, physician’s orders and recommended goals. 

  • Continually assess and revise the speech therapy care plan, and participate with BAYADA Clinicians in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.

  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.

  • Accurately document observations, interventions and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.



Qualifications:

Qualifications include:



  • A current license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Pennsylvania

  • Possess a certificate of clinical competence in speech from the American Speech and Hearing Association, or

  • Have the equivalent educational requirements, as indicated by school transcript or diploma, and work experience necessary for such a certificate and be awaiting the opportunity to take the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association examination for certification, or

  • Have completed the necessary work and education requirements, as indicated by school transcript or diploma, and be in the process of accumulating the necessary supervised work experience required for certification

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills

  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred


 


BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:



  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.

  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.

  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.

  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.

  • Benefits may include medical, dental, and life insurance; mileage reimbursement; paid time off; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement.


BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability. Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader.  Apply now for immediate consideration.


 


Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, BAYADA employs more than 23,000 field and office professionals who serve their communities in over 20 states from more than 300 offices. BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



 


Speech Therapist - SLP


Home Healthcare



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