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Speech Language Pathologist PRN - Home Health

Company: Family Home Health Services
Location: Lehigh Acres
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Family Home Health Services delivers best-in-class patient care and believes that quality home health care is an integral part of any patient's treatment plan. Our top priority is providing high-quality skilled care to improve patient outcomes and quality of life by empowering patients to manage their health at home. Our care, compassion and community extend beyond those we serve to those who serve with us, providing an atmosphere of dignity, personal integrity and respect to our staff, our patients, and their families.Responsibilities:As a Speech Language Pathologist at Family Home Health Services you will:

  • Evaluate adult patients for appropriateness of admission and verifies the patient's eligibility for the Medicare home care benefit, including homebound status, at the time of initial assessment visit and comprehensive assessment.
  • Evaluate patient's speech and language abilities, both defects and assets, and performs periodic re-evaluations, ensuring accurate documentation along the way.
  • Identify goals, interventions and expected outcomes, involving the patient and/or caregivers in the plan of care and any changes to plan of care.
  • Prepare and submit clinical and progress notes to the physician, reflecting activities, findings and patient's reaction to treatment, changes to patient's condition and or deviations to the plan of care in a timely manner following visit or communication.
  • Provide patient/caregiver education with a focus on goal and outcome achievement as established in the plan of care, documenting patient response to teaching in clinical notes.
  • Attend virtual staff meetings and participates in patient case conferences/coordination of care communication.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    • Master's or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology.
    • Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist in Florida. License must be in good standing.
    • At least one year of experience treating adult patients, preferably geriatric patients.
    • CPR certification.
      We offer competitive pay and benefits:
      • Comprehensive Medical Plan
      • Dental and Vision Benefits
      • Short and Long Term Disability
      • Critical Illness and Accidental Insurance
      • Life Insurance

Keywords: Family Home Health Services, Lehigh Acres , Speech Language Pathologist PRN - Home Health, Healthcare , Lehigh Acres, Florida

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