Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
Location: Tyler, Texas
Speech Language Pathologist CFY – Home Health and Clinic Based
Location: Tyler, TX Clinic & Home
Job Type: Full Time; Monday- Friday
Compensation: Up to $120,000 per year*
Aveanna Healthcare is the nation’s leader in providing Healthcare for children and young adults, newborn to 21 years of age. We take pride in individualizing healthcare for each of our patients by offering the flexibility of home and clinic-based care. We are seeking an energetic, passionate and fun Speech-Language Pathologist to implement therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of patients with speech, language, hearing, oral motor, swallowing, and cognitive disorders.
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP-CFY) Qualifications:
*Compensation may vary based on a variety of factors including: Experience, Education, Productivity, Supervision, Location and other factors.
Aveanna Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care according to the patient’s individual physician orders. Care may involve assessments, administering prescribed treatments and therapies, care planning, communication with other members of the patients’ multi-disciplinary team, supply management, emergency management, coordination of care, health promotion and teaching and training family members.
Essential Job Functions
Assessing, diagnosing, and preventing language, speech, and swallowing disorders for children, adolescents and/or adults.
Design plan of care utilizing functional, measurable and attainable goals, based upon interpretation of evaluation results and patient and/or family goals
Provide a written evaluation defining Speech Therapy needs, goals and expected outcomes.
Maintains plan of care by performing timely documentation of client performance, modifying goals and treatment as needed, and determine discharge care plans as appropriate.
Participate in coordination of services (including discharge planning), with health care team, physicians, parent/guardians, nurses, and others.
Documents in accordance with Speech Therapy Standards of Practice, Aveanna policies and procedures and Regulatory Agency guidelines.Documents effectively resulting in no technical or clinical denials subsequent to review of documentation by payers
Maintain effective communication between staff, health care team members, and family.
Mentor peers, new graduates and serve as Clinical Instructor for speech therapy students as needed
Supervise CFY’s, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants and/or volunteers as assigned
Maintain patient and company confidentiality.
Participate in program development, marketing, and continuing education for skill development and competency. Attend and participate with in-services as indicated.
Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws.
Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an ASHA accredited college/university
Current and unrestricted SLP license to practice in the state of practice
Current CPR certification
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with policies and procedures
Additional state specific requirements:
Continuing Education as required by state
One (1) year of recent experience as a Speech Language Pathologist in an acute care setting
Pediatric experience preferred
Ability to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times
Attention to detail
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or outpatient facility
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.
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