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Speech Language Pathologist SLP PRN

Company: CenterWell Home Health
Location: Shavertown
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

As a Home Health Speech Language Pathologist, you will:

Evaluate, direct and provide speech/language pathology service to patients in the home or facility
Participate in the development and periodic review of the Plan of Treatment and Plan of Care.
Utilize professional skills and judgment in assessing and treating disorders of speech, voice, language, hearing and swallowing to prevent, identify, evaluate and minimize the effects of such disorders and conditions.
Administer and interpret diagnostic tests and applications of therapeutic treatments including audio logic screening.
Provide instruction and training to patients in use of alternative communication systems when appropriate.
Provide counsel and instruction to patients, families and healthcare staff.
Maintain and submit documentation as required by the Company and/or facility. Prepare and submit timely written reports of evaluations, visits, summaries, care plans, care coordination activities and progress reports as required by Company policy.
Participate in care coordination activities and discharge planning.
Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Attend, participate in and/or conduct internal staff development programs, obtain continuing education as required by Company policy, regulation.

Meet the education and experience requirements for Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology granted by ASHA
Minimum of six months experience as a speech therapist / speech-language pathologist
Home Health experience a plus
Possesses a Master's or Doctoral Degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and meets either of the following requirements:
Is licensed as a speech-language pathologist by the State in which the individual furnishes such service; If the State does not license speech-language pathologists: Performed not less than 9 months of supervised full-time SLP services after obtaining a Master's or Doctoral degree in SLP or a related field; Successfully completed an approved national examination in SLP.
A minimum of one year clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology
Sensitivity to cultural diversity
Preferred Qualifications Bilingual

About CenterWell Home Health: CenterWell Home Health specializes in personalized, comprehensive in-home care for patients managing a chronic condition or recovering from injury, illness, surgery or hospitalization. Our care teams include nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, home health aides, and medical social workers - all working together to help patients rehabilitate, recover and regain their independence so they can live healthier and happier lives.

As the nation's largest provider of senior-focused primary care, one of the largest providers of home health services, and fourth largest pharmacy benefit manager, CenterWell is focused on whole-person health by addressing the physical, emotional and social wellness of our patients. We proudly employ more than 30,000 clinicians who are committed to putting health first - for our teammates, patients, communities and company. By providing flexible scheduling options, clinical certifications, leadership development programs and career coaching, we allow employees to invest in their personal and professional well-being, all from day one.

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Keywords: CenterWell Home Health, Scranton , Speech Language Pathologist SLP PRN, Healthcare , Shavertown, Pennsylvania

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