Speech/Language Pathologist – SLP Job Description
Speech/Language Pathologist, SLP, needed to work in acute care hospitals, skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs), assisted living facilities (ALFs), long term acute care facilities (LTACs) and/or home health care.
You will provide 1 to 1 treatment and care to patients using a comprehensive and patient specific care plan, innovative solutions, and a preferred technology for point of care documentation. You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with the patient, in their own home, to promote their health and independence. You will have autonomy in addition to the support and collaboration of a full team of healthcare professionals. Your primary work will include assessing and treating patients with speech, language, swallowing, cognitive and voice disorders.
” Assists the physician in assessing the patient s level of functioning and the development (and revision, as necessary) of the Plan of Care by applying appropriate tests for speech, hearing and language disorders.
” Assesses the patient s communication, oral-motor integrity, cognitive status, memory and problem-solving activities, hearing and speech fluency and quality. Initiates diagnostic, preventive and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the patient s care and safety.
” Teaches, supervises and counsels the patient and family regarding home procedures and other care needs as appropriate to the patient s condition. Utilizes educational material as appropriate.
” Current and unrestricted license to practice speech pathology
” Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) granted by the ASHA
” Current CPR certification
” Valid Driver s License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to perform home visits
VALiNTRYhealth Unique Characteristics:
VALiNTRYhealth is a servant-leadership managed, healthcare organization, with collective experience placing over 10,000 clinical professionals in more than 40 states. We manage our business with a servant-leadership philosophy by ensuring that everything we do in our organization first supports and enriches our patients, clinicians and clients; which ultimately enhances the lives of every individual we serve and work with every day.
” VALiNTRYhealth is a Values-based company; we live by our values Trust & Integrity, People Service, Teamwork, Innovation, Accountability and Transparency.
” VALiNTRYhealth has a Single Point of Contact for you – you will not go from person to person.
” VALiNTRYhealth is a National company.
” VALiNTRYhealth has 100% online easy, hiring process less than 60-minute completion time.
” VALiNTRYhealth provides comprehensive benefits.
” VALiNTRYhealth has a Weekly Pay Cycle Direct Deposit.
” VALiNTRYhealth offers Travel Housing Stipends / Meal Stipends.