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PRN Home Health Speech Language Pathologist/SLP at Signature Hospice

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Type: Full Time
Location: Nampa, Idaho





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PRN Home Health Speech Language Pathologist/SLP

Signature Home Health - 312 3rd Street South - Nampa, Idaho 83651

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The Home Health Speech Language Pathologist/SLP provides speech therapy services to patients with mild to severe speech, language, and swallowing related disorders in order to help patients recover or restore communication skills and swallowing abilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Make initial evaluation visits to patients in their place of residence.

* Use various tests to determine the nature and extent of the patient s impairment.

* Develop an appropriate plan of care; revise treatment plans as necessary.

* Communicate to physicians the patient s progress and any changes in the plan of care.

* Advise and consult with patient s family, caregivers, and other staff on safety precautions and safe swallow protocols.

* Complete clinical and progress notes the day of service.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSETS

* Master s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited program.

* Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an SLP in this state.

* Must meet the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC s) granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

* Current CPR Certification.

* Minimum 1 year clinical work experience as an SLP-CCC.

* Must have a valid driver s license and current automobile insurance.

* Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers.

* Ability to meet productivity expectations, organize tasks and manage time effectively.

* Work independently without supervision, and use good judgment in difficult situations.

* Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

Signature Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer