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Speech Pathologist Home Health

Job ID: 43195
Location: Florence, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth Home Health in Florence, Oregon is seeking a Speech Pathologist Home Health for a Part Time, 0.80 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $37.73, more depending on experience.

Join our team of 15 friendly therapists where we have a supportive and collaborative team who values integrity and best practice patient care. Our staff is supported by the organization with continuing education and knowledge sharing via other clinics within Oregon.

We deliver rehabilitation services to a diverse outpatient caseload; we also provide care to inpatients in our 25 bed Critical Access Hospital that is ranked in the top 100 in the US! We also have a Swing bed rehab program within the hospital, served by a dynamic interdisciplinary team.

Our spacious gym is furnished with newer equipment, including electric mat tables, powered parallel bars, and Sci-fit bikes. We also have a dynamic vestibular program utilizing the RealEyes xDVR Video Goggles. Each therapist has their own computer-on-wheels to document at point of service.

Enjoy a lifestyle inspired by the great outdoors! The town of Florence is located on the Oregon Coast at the mouth of the Siuslaw River and is known for its breathtaking beaches, rolling sand dunes, numerous lakes with hiking trails and a picturesque historic downtown.

***Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available!***

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Learn more about FLorence: https://peacehealth.culturehq.com/story/5635

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for evaluating and treating speech, language communicative, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with patients according to the principles and practices and within the scope of Speech and Language Pathology. Works as part of a team to restore function, prevent disability, and assist patients to maximize their potential and assists with smooth, efficient operation of the department, program development, and quality monitoring and marketing activities.

What you will do:

  1. Perform initial evaluation of patient/home and apply criteria to determine if patient is a safe candidate for home care/hospice speech/language therapy services, and reviews and revises evaluations as clinically indicated.
  2. Establishes a treatment plan and goals, using data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation and team members.
  3. Provide skilled speech/language therapy services to patients and skilled education/instruction to patients and caregivers according to the home care/hospice plan of treatment.
  4. Documentation and recordkeeping in accordance regulatory and departmental standards.
  5. Perform skilled assessments and, as clinically indicated, modifies and coordinates the plan of care with the patient, caregiver, primary physician, cans manager and other members of the inter/multi-disciplinary healthcare team.
  6. Evaluate the patient/home environment as related to the level of functional loss/ability and holistic healthcare needs and makes appropriate referrals to other services, agencies and community resources as clinically indication in collaboration with the case manager and the primary physician.

What you  bring:

  • Graduate (MA or MS) or Doctorate of a Speech and Language Pathology program accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association required.
  • A minimum of one year speech pathologist experience required; geriatric experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Current Speech Pathology license from the State of Oregon
  • Certificate of clinical competence in the area of Speech-Language Pathology granted by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association required.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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