Speech Therapist - ST

Symbii Home Health and Hospice - Layton, UT3.9

Part-timeEstimated: $65,000 - $84,000 a year
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This would be a PRN position covering Morgan and Summit Counties.

JOB SUMMARY

The speech-language pathologist is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for speech language pathologist services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Service Agreement.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Conducts appropriate evaluation, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.

2. Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improves the patient's function.
3. Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals.

4. Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
5. Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient’s condition. Submits these records in accordance with Organization policy.
6. Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient’s care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
7. Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the Organization.
8. Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and referrs as appropriate.
9. Instructs patient’s family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in patient’s treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.
10. When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by the employee of this job. The employee may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

1. Possess a degree that includes an internship from an approved Master's program in speech-Language Pathology or as required by the applicable law and/or regulation.
2. 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).

3. A minimum of one year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology.
4. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
5. Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.
6. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.

Symbii Home Health & Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.