Speech Language Pathologist, SLP, Per Diem
Location:
Falls Church , Virginia
Posted:
January 23, 2017
Reference:
2107_15211
Overview:

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Speech Language Pathologist, SLP for a PRN opportunity performing home care visits within senior living facilities for our office in Falls Church, VA.  This office services clients on a per visit basis in territories throughout Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun Counties. Prior home care experience a preferred.

 

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.

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

  • Make facility visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
  • 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 include:

 

  • A current license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Virginia
  • 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; 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.


A little about us:
Help people have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity.

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.