BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Speech Language Pathologist, SLP,for a Per Diem opportunity performing home healthvisits to Senior Living Communities throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Focus on the Allentwon/Bethlehem area.
One year of verifiable prior clinical experience as a licensed SLP required.
**Must be able to work day-time hours 8:30-5 M-F and okay with travel**
**For immediate consideration please contact Alyssa McCarthy, Recruiter, at email@example.com**
Speech Language Pathologist, SLP Responsibilities:
Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
Perform thorough evaluations to assess, diagnose, and provide therapeutic interventions for clients who are experiencing speech, language, communication, or swallowing difficulties.
Develop a treatment plan based on the evaluation, physician’s orders, and recommended goals.
Continually assess and revise the speech therapy care plan, and participate with BAYADA clinicians in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety, and independent living.
Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.
Speech Language Pathologist, SLP Qualifications:
A current license as a Speech Language Pathologist in PA.
Possess a certificate of clinical competence in speech from the American Speech and Hearing Association, or;
Have the equivalent educational requirements, as indicated by school transcript or diploma, and work experience necessary for such a certificate, and be awaiting the opportunity to take the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association examination for certification, or;
Have completed the necessary work and education requirements, as indicated by school transcript or diploma, and be in the process of accumulating the necessary supervised work experience required for certification.
Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.