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Speech Therapist Home Health Part Time in Fletcher, North Carolina

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Part Time

Shift : Variable, 24 hrs per week

The role you’ll contribute:

The Home Health ST Visiting therapist, under the general supervision of the Case Manager, provides therapy to assigned patients based on individual patient needs. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates total patient care and coordinates patient/family teaching. Assures compliance with therapy standards, federal, state, and local government regulations, and company clinical policies. Provides goal directed care leading to specific outcomes. May be on call for after-hours work. Coordinates and directs the home care patient’s care based on individual patient needs.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Performs and evaluation and utilizes the findings to determine diagnosis (for SLP services), prognosis and plan of care in consultation with the physician. Determines specific interventions, duration and frequency needed to achieve anticipated goals and outcomes.

  • Observes and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the physician and or primary Case Manager the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in patient’s condition, or when there are deviations from the plan of care.

  • Instructs the patient and caregiver regarding the patient’s speech language improvement program including adaptive equipment and the home program.

  • Instructs other health team personnel including, when appropriate, home health aides and caregivers in certain phases of speech therapy with which they may work with the patient.

  • Selects, applies or modifies skilled intervention to the patient using various skilled interventions consistent with the state practice act to achieve the best outcome possible for the patient. Assesses patient response to interventions and performs reassessments as required.

  • Documents in medical record, accurately reflecting treatment provided. Updates the care plan as needed including the aide care plan; writes modified orders for changes in the plan of care, performs and documents the aide supervision by the due date.

  • Completes all documentation within the time frame required by the agency, including reassessments, discharge summaries and OASIS documents.

  • Participates in clinical record review, agency staff meetings, therapy meetings and other activities as requested

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Function with a high degree of independence.

  • Ability to delegate tasks to appropriate personnel as indicated by skill level and professional standing

  • Strong computer and technology skills required

  • Minimum of one year relevant clinical Speech Therapy experience required

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Therapy required

  • Current Speech Therapy License in state of practice required

  • Valid Driver’s license and current car insurance required

  • CPR certified required

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Home Care

Organization: AdventHealth Hendersonville

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Hendersonville

Req ID: 22029732

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.