Speech-Language Pathologist Yuba City
Job Details
Experienced
Advanced Home Health - Sacramento, CA
Speech Language Pathologist License
Health Care
Description

Advanced Home Health Yuba City is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to be part of our wonderful team to support our continued growth. Advanced Home Health is a locally owned and operated agency. We are seeking talented and compassionate therapists that want to make a significant difference in the lives of their patients.

 

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services and for adherence to all conditions in the Service Agreement.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient's function.
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.
  • As Appropriate, participates in case conferences, in-services and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
  • Prepares and submits notes per organization policy.
  • Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.
  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patient's treatment regime as indicated.
  • May supervise home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech language therapy plan of care.
  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of the job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

Qualifications

Possesses a master's or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and who meets either of the following requirements:

Is licensed as a speech language pathologist by the State in which the individual furnishes such services.

If the State does not license speech language pathologists:

  • Must successfully complete 350 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum (or is in the process of accumulating such supervised clinical experience).
  • Performed not less than 9 months of supervised full-time SLP services after obtaining a master's or doctoral degree in SLP or a related field.
  • Successfully completed an approved national examination in SLP.
  • A minimum of one year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organizations skills.
  • Possesses and maintains a current American Heart Association approved CPR certification.
  • Must have a clinical competence certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Requires driving on a regular basis by freeway and/or highway if necessary to fulfill the requirements of scheduled patient care.

 

Medical Requirements

  • Current Tuberculosis (TB) Test or Chest X-ray (Within the last six months)
  • Titers for: Varicella (Chickenpox), MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), and Hepatitis B. A titer is a blood test that checks your immune status to vaccinations (immunizations) you may have received in the past.
  • Proof of Vaccination for Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)
  • Proof of Vaccination for Flu (Influenza)
  • Proof of Physical exam (Within the last six months)
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