SLP, Speech Therapist, Senior Living, Home Health, Per Diem
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January 22, 2017
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2107_9888
Overview:

BAYADA Senior Living, a specialty program of BAYADA Home Health Care, is currently seeking an experienced Speech Language Pathologist, SLP, for a per diem opportunity performing home health visits in senior living communities in Burlington and Camden counties

 

BAYADA Senior Living offers a comprehensive continuum of care to its clients, including traditional home care under the Medicare Part A benefit, as well as outpatient therapy services under the Medicare Part B benefit.  The foundation of the program is exceptional clinical care and relationship management as BAYADA clinicians become a true healthcare partner in the senior living communities.  Communities include assisted living, independent living, senior congregate living, 55+ communities, and intermediate care facilities for clients with intellectual disabilities.

 

At BAYADA, we believe our employees are our greatest asset.  We are committed to investing in people and nurturing their desire to grow.  Watch this video to learn more about field employee career pathing: 

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities for an SLP - Speech Language Pathologist include:

  • Make home visits to clients in designated senior living communities.
  • Perform thorough evaluations to assess, diagnose, and 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 for an SLP - Speech Language Pathologist  include:

  • A current New Jersey Speech Language Pathologist license.
  • 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.
  • Interest in owning the wellbeing of assigned senior living communities.
  • Interest in and willingness to learn and deliver Medicare Part B therapy, as well as home health therapy.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in English.
  • 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 the opportunity to grow from a staff clinician, to a Clinical Lead, to a Program Manager, and then to an office Director or Area Director of Senior Living role.
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.
  • Benefits may include mileage reimbursement; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; and 401(k) with company match.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Monica Green, Recruiter: 609-387-6406, mgreen@bayada.com.

 

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.

 

SLP - Speech Language Pathologist

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