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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 10:47 AM

Service Line: Home Health

Job Title/Position: Speech-Language Pathologist

Reports To: Branch Director /Director of Therapy Services

Essential Job Functions

* Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), and identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.

* Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patients function.

* Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.

* Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.

* Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.

* As appropriate, participates in case conferences, in-services and other meetings required ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care.

* Prepares and submits notes per agency policy.

* Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.

* Identifies patient/family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.

* Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patients treatment regime as indicated.

* May supervise home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech-language therapy plan of care.

* Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services.

Position Qualifications

* Possesses a degree which includes an internship from an approved Masters program in Speech-Language Pathology, or as required by applicable law and/or regulation.

* Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

* Is certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology.

* A minimum of one year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology.

* Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

* Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.


Associated topics: cfy, language, language pathologist, slp, slpa, speech, speech and language pathologist, speech language, speech language pathologist, speech therapist


• Location: Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage

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