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  • Home Health Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

    Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
    Job ID
    2019-13205
    Job Code
    4464
    Facility
    Focus Health (San Jose)
    Category
    Therapy
    Type
    Per Diem
    Shift
    Day
  • Overview

    Covenant Care encompasses three business lines that are an integral part of a patient’s continuum of care and work together to achieve excellence in patient care across California and Nevada:

    • Skilled Nursing, Residential Health Care & Post- Acute facilities
    • Home Health
    • Therapy and Rehabilitation

    We consistently outperform our peers in every CMS 5-Star Quality Measure, out-score our peers in every CMS 5-Star rating, and consistently achieve a 30-Day Readmissions rate lower than our peers.

     

    We are Family Serving Families

     

    Covenant Care is an equal opportunity employer. 


     

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for assessing the patient for providing rehabilitative services to patients in the home who have hearing, speech and language, and/or swallowing problems in accordance with the physician’s Plan of Care and agency policies.

     

    PRN opportunities available for the general areas of PALO ALTO and surrounding areas.

     


     

     KEY JOB FUNCTION:

     

    As part of the Elevate Home Health team, you will…

    • Performs an initial assessment and evaluation of patient’s speech and language and reports evaluation findings to the physician and case manager promptly, and assists in establishing a plan of care.
    • Plan for coordinated service for patients by consulting and working with other health care team members effectively and communicating schedules as assigned.
    • Provides speech therapy services in accordance with applicable State, Federal, Medicare, Medi-cal and other regulations and standards.
    • Provides individual and group staff education programs, to prepare nurses and other discipline to identify and assist patients with their speech, language, swallowing, and communication problems, as necessary.
    • Counsels and teaches patients and their caregivers regarding patients’ speech and language disturbances and provides support and educational materials to promote progress.
    • Assists in referring patients to speech clinics and other community agencies as needed.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Meets the education and experience requirement for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech pathology or audiology granted by the American Speech and Hearing Association, and licensed as a speech and Language Pathologist in the state of practice.
    • Work experience of at least one (1) year under Speech Language Pathologist.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Home Health experience preferred.

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