Speech Therapist Per Diem in Wheaton, IL at Health at Home

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Speech Language Pathologist / Therapist (Home Health Care) Take your career as an SLP to the next level us! Known for quality care, we are the trusted source for home health care services. Right now, we are seeking a skilled Speech Language Pathologist who can implement the highest standards of care for speech-language pathology services. We offer workable schedules, competitive pay, excellent benefits, and advanced technology such as user-friendly smartphones and tablets. Every day, we make a difference in the lives of patients, and as a member of our team, so will you. Apply today! Speech Language Pathologist / Therapist (Home Health Care) Job Responsibilities: As a Speech Language Pathologist, you will identify functional speech defects and establish a plan of care to improve patient’s function. You will be responsible for collaborating with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care that contributes to the total plan of care. SLP responsibilities include: • Conducting appropriate evaluations, assessing home environment, and identifying equipment needs relative to speech/language function • Administering speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment • Recommending communication devices/aids as indicated • Participating in case conferences, in-services, and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care • Preparing and submitting notes per organization policy • Maintaining clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory • Identifying patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate • Instructing patient, family/caregiver, and other Organization health care personnel in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated • Supervising home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech–language therapy plan of care Speech Language Pathologist / Therapist (Home Health Care) In return for you skilled speech therapy services, we offer you the support you need to build a rewarding career. Are you ready to advance your career with a trusted leader? Here’s what you’ll need to qualify for this exciting opportunity! SLP requirements: • Degree with an internship from an approved master’s 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) • Certified to practice Speech–Language Pathology • 1+ year of clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathologist • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills • Current CPR certification Speech Language Pathologist / Therapist (Home Health Care) Benefits: We care about our employees as much as we care about our patients. As one of our employees, our strong commitment means you will have the resources and support you need to achieve success. We are proud to offer competitive pay as well as the following benefits to eligible employees: • Healthcare, dental, vision • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) • Short-term Disability / Long-term Disability • 401(k) • Paid time off • CEU Reimbursement Allowance Program • Employee Referral Award Program Speech Language Pathologist / Therapist (Home Health Care)