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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Company: Care Options For Kids
Location: Temple
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:The position of Speech Language Pathologist provides therapeutic techniques forthe rehabilitation of patients with speech, language, hearing, oral motor, swallowing and cognitivedisorders. Provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluatespatient care to restore or maintain patient wellbeing. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.**Bilingual Preferred but not Required**About Us:Care Options for Kids is a pediatric home health agency. We provide speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services to childrenfrom birth to agetwenty-one in the child's home, private school, or daycare setting. Working with the patient, the family, and the physician, we design each child's plan of care to meet the individual needs of the child. We are committed to providing outstandingcare for the children and families we serve.Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Life, LTD & STD
  • Supplemental Insurances
  • 401k
  • PTO accrual
  • Annual CEU Allowance
  • Quarterly Compliance Bonus Incentive based on treatment visits
  • Referral program
  • Professional development assistance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Electronic EMREssential Job Functions include but are not limited to:
    • Perform clinical assessment; identify patient needs and appropriateness of patient.
    • Document, prepare/revise and complete Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis.
    • Analyze patient needs and administer care as ordered by physician.
    • Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient carethat is consistent with the patient's needs and desires.
    • Applies concepts of infection control standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient careactivities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
    • Provides appropriate plan, treatment and evaluation for speech, language, cognitive andswallowing disorders with appropriate test and measurements.
    • Maintain pertinent records of specific test performed and progress made.
    • Educate patient/family concerning patient deficits, ways to facilitate communication andappropriate discharge plans through family members.
    • Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skillsby other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.
    • Must meet mandatory continuing education requirements.
    • Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third-party payors, througheducation, coaching and other assistance necessary.
    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.
    • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.Experience/Requirements:
      • Pediatric focus and home health experience preferred.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize time and meet deadlines.
      • Ability to work under pressure.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and information.
      • Knowledge of therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
      • Excellent communication verbal and written, and interpersonal skills.
      • Responsive to requests.
      • Reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and current auto liability insurance.EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited college or university
        • Current Texas State License in Speech Language Pathology
        • Certificate of Clinical Competence from American Speech-Language AssociationPhysical and Sensory Essential Functions:
          • Requires prolonged standing and walking, some bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching and/or heavy lifting.
          • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, and other equipment.
          • Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized psychosocial needs.Working Conditions:
            • This job operates in an office, clinic and/or patients' home with various conditions.
            • Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases with varying exposure to noise.
            • Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile required.
            • Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally.
            • Some exposure to unpleasant weather.Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Used:
              • Typical office equipment including Microsoft Office Suite and EMR systemIf you are interested in learning more about joining the Care Options family, our culture, or immediate and future opportunities, please visit us atwww.careoptionsforkids.comThank you in advance for considering Care Options for Kids!

Keywords: Care Options For Kids, Temple , Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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