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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - PRN PPV

Company: Vital Caring Group
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Overview A registered professional who provides therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of patients with speech, language, hearing, oral motor, swallowing and cognitive disorders. Provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Participates in the coordination of care. ResponsibilitiesPerforms ongoing clinical assessment, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points to identify patient needs and determine level of functioning and appropriateness of patient for home careDevelops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s). Prepares and completes clinical notes, phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis and in a timely mannerCoordinates care and documents coordination with all physicians and other health care clinicians involved in the care of the patient as needed and appropriateProvides therapeutic treatments for speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders with appropriate tests and measurements. Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of careDocuments, prepares, and completes clinical notes, verbal orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis and in a timely mannerProvides treatment and services according to state and federal regulations and professional standardsApplies concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordinating or performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of diseaseAccepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients. Provides supervision and guidance to home health aides as appropriateCommunicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of careUses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to achieve desirable outcomesProvides patient caregiver, and family counseling; provides patient and caregiver educationMeets mandatory continuing education requirements of the Agency or licensing boardPromotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policiesDemonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competencyParticipates in the Agency's QAPI programParticipates in Agency-sponsored in-service training Environmental/Working Conditions: Works in a health care facility or patients' homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work a flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather. Qualifications Education:Master's or Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college or university Licensure: Current State License in Speech-Language Pathology or if licensure does not apply, meets the requirements listed in 42 CFR -484.115(n) Experience:Prefer one year experience in an acute care, rehabilitation setting, or home health Skills:Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practiceGood interpersonal skillsProof of current CPR Transportation:Reliable transportationCurrent Driver's LicenseValid and current auto liability insurance Physical, Mental, Miscellaneous Demands:Ability to do heavy lifting, bending, pulling, pushing, and standing. Prolonged standing and walking requiredRequires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient and family individualized psychosocial needsRequires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterityMust have and maintain valid Driver's License, and proof of current valid auto liability insuranceRequires current CPR certificate, and the ability to maintain a current CPR certificateRequires ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objectsWork deals mostly with areas such as preparing and reading data and figures, records, reports, visual inspection involving small details. Although important, depth perception and field of vision (peripheral) are not as critical as the ability to distinguish small details and markings very near to the observerRequires ability to grasp, pull, push, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordinationRequires ability to communicate clearly and make self-understood effectively in face-to-face interactions; articulate with accuracy to communicate using phoneRequires ability to hear and receive verbal instructions correctly, answer phones, communicate professionally with people in situations with some background noiseRequires ability to concentrate on fine detail with frequent interruption; ability to focus attention on tasks for 10-20 minutes at a time on a continuous basis, 20-60 minutes on occasionRequires ability to understand and relate to specific ideas one at a time and to the concepts behind specific ideas; ability to remember verbal and written tasks/assignments from a few hours to several day periodsPosition requires sitting approximately 60% of time standing/stooping/bending/ climbing approximately 20% of time; and walking approximately 20% of timeExcellent computer software skills necessary to produce accurate documents and materials requiredRequires ability to work effectively under minimal supervision; exercise excellent, sound professional judgment and maintain confidentiality What you get: We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and a 401(k) Savings Plan.

Keywords: Vital Caring Group, Kissimmee , Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - PRN PPV, Healthcare , Kissimmee, Florida

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