Speech Therapist - Home health (Mercer and surrounding counties)

in Hermitage, PA

Speech Therapist - Home health (Mercer and surrounding counties) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    81789846

  • Req #

    4514376

  • Organization

    UPMC Home Healthcare

  • Department

    Speech Therapy Horizon

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Job Location

    1127 N Hermitage Rd, Hermitage, PA 16148, US

  • Job Type

    Casual - Limited

  • Shift

    Day Job

  • Salary

    25.53 - 40.28 / HOUR

  • Remote

    No

Description

Are you an experienced Speech Therapist looking for a Per Diem-Casual  schedule, to work one on one with patients in the comfort of their homes? This is the role for you! The Casual Speech Therapist will provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services to people of all ages with regard to speech, language, voice, swallowing, cognitive disorders and dysfunctions to maximize functional ability and improve quality of life.

This position with UPMC Home Health, will serve patients in a large travel area, with occasional, travel to surrounding Northwest PA counties.



Responsibilities:

  • Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Identify, develop and participate in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Continually develop professional skills by assuming responsibility for on-going continuing education.
  • Advise and consult with the family, interdisciplinary staff members, physicians and other professionals with regard to normal and difficult communication and swallowing and specific patient care.
  • Perform duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC/Jefferson Regional Home Health, L.P. towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and complete all documentation promptly and accurately including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day.
  • Patient care-evaluation, therapy, teaching and counseling - provide complete and accurate speech, language, voice, swallowing evaluation therapy, instruction and counseling for infants through geriatrics.
  • Focus on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree Speech Language Pathology required.
  • One (1) year clinical experience in Speech Pathology to practice without supervision or less than one (1) year if practicing under supervision, i.e., ALF/PCH.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    -Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech language pathology.-CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

Automotive Insurance Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate of Clinical Competence Driver's License Speech Pathologist Act 33 Act 34 OAPSA


UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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