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Speech Therapist/Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

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Qualifications:

  • The Speech Pathologist is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association, is certified by the association, and is eligible for membership
  • A Master’s degree in speech pathology or it’s equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of supervised work experience with adult patients
  • Licensed, Registered, or is certified in the state in which the speech pathologist resides or practices.

Requirements:

  • Provides treatment as ordered by the attending physician
  • Evaluates patient’s speech and language abilities and detects, assesses, and evaluates the patient’s level of function
  • Plans and provides rehabilitation services for speech and language disorders
  • Assists in developing and updating the plan of treatment
  • Observes, reports, and records types of treatment and patient’s response to it; reports progress and/or regression to the physician and to the agency
  • Submits to the physician and the Agency written reports of the patient’s progress at the designated intervals of at least every thirty (30) days and at discharge using the appropriate forms
  • Utilizes communicate resources and company personnel by proper referral
  • Selects and administers diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and material for patient evaluation and treatment purposed
  • Instructs, teaches, supervises, and counsels other health team personnel and family members in methods of assisting the patient in improving, correcting, and/or accepting his or her disabilities
  • Instructs, teachers, and supervises the family in the patient’s total speech therapy program
  • Attends paramedical service meetings and combined paramedical and nursing service meetings
  • Participates in In-service education
  • Participates in staff development activities
  • Evaluates the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as assigned
    Participates in salary programs following approved home health care agency policies and procedures
  • Complies with home health agency policies and procedures
  • Promotes and maintains an agency environment that is in compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
  • Promotes education for home health care staff members
  • Promotes education for clients, their families, and the community
  • Participates in personal professional growth and development
  • Completes all required documentation in accordance with the standards of the agency and regulatory requirements
  • Works effectively with the medical staff, other members of the health care team, and administrative personnel. Maintains a cooperative working relationship.

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Career Positions

We are always accepting applications for the following clinical positions:

Full/Part Time
Home Health Aides/CNA
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Medical Social Workers
Occupational Therapists
Occupational Therapist Assistants
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapist Assistants
Registered Nurses
Speech Therapists

For more information contact Pam Thornton at 815-744-4770 ext. 201 or e mail pamt@newsomehomehealth.com

Corporate Office:
920 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm