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AccentCare is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join
our home health team. The SLP is responsible for adherence to all
conditions outlined in the Service Agreement. They must have
knowledge and understanding of a patient?s illness or injury and
the ability to assess the patient?s needs and plan appropriate
interventions. They are responsible for providing speech therapy
services in accordance with the individual patient?s needs as
addressed in the interdisciplinary plan of care. This position will
maintain open communication with home health staff, physicians and
patient/family/caregiver to maintain quality care. This individual
will manage related expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner
in accordance with the Company?s budget. They will travel as
necessary. As part of this team, the SLP will:
Conduct appropriate evaluative procedures, assess home environment
(as appropriate), and identify equipment needs relative to
Identify functional speech defects, establish goals to improve
patient?s function and participate in the development of the
interdisciplinary plan of care.
Recommend communication devices/aids as indicated.
Prepare and submit clinical and progress records per Company policy
federal/state regulations and JCAHO standards.
Ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting.
Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision.
Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations.
A degree and an internship from an approved masters program in
Speech-Language Pathology or as required by applicable law and/or
Meet the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of
Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, granted by the
American Speech-Language Pathology, granted by the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology, with a minimum of
one (1) year?s clinical experience in Speech-Language
Must possess and maintain valid CPR certification while employed in
a clinical role.
Valid driver?s license and an automobile that is insured in
accordance with the state and/or home health requirements and is
good working order.
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without regard to disability or protected veteran status.