As a Home Health Speech Language Pathologist , you will:
- Evaluate, direct and provide speech/language pathology service to patients in the home or facility
- Participate in the development and periodic review of the Plan of Treatment and Plan of Care.
- Utilize professional skills and judgment in assessing and treating disorders of speech, voice, language, hearing and swallowing to prevent, identify, evaluate and minimize the effects of such disorders and conditions.
- Administer and interpret diagnostic tests and applications of therapeutic treatments including audio logic screening.
- Observe, record and report changes in the patient's condition and response to treatment to supervisor and/or the physician.
- Provide instruction and training to patients in use of alternative communication systems when appropriate.
- Provide counsel and instruction to patients, families and healthcare staff.
- Maintain and submit documentation as required by the Company and/or facility. Prepare and submit timely written reports of evaluations, visits, summaries, care plans, care coordination activities and progress reports as required by Company policy.
- Participate in care coordination activities and discharge planning.
- Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient's right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is clearly in the best interests of the patient.
- Attend, participate in and/or conduct internal staff development programs, obtain continuing education as required by Company policy, regulation.
- Possesses a Master's or Doctoral Degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and meets either of the following requirements:
- Is licensed as a speech-language pathologist by the State in which the individual furnishes such service; or
- 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; and
- Successfully completed an approved national examination in SLP.
- Complies and maintains current CPR certification
- A minimum of one year clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Sensitivity to cultural diversity
- Strong customer services skills
- This role is a part of Humana's Drivers safety program and therefore requires an individual to have a valid state driver's license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100.000/300,000/100,000 limits
- This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.
- Associates working in the State of Florida will need ACHA Level II Background clearance.
Scheduled Weekly Hours