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  • SPEECH THERAPIST - PRN

    Job Locations US-TX-Burnet
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2019-19922
    Category
    Home Health
  • Overview

    PRN Speech Therapist needed in the Burnet area

    Imagine a career that allows you the flexibility to spend more time with your family and friends, provides you with career development and advancement and allows you to be part of a company that values their employees.

    Seton Home Care, in a joint venture with Ascension at Home, has an immediate opening for a PRN Speech Therapist in the Burnet area.Work with other dedicated nurses and clinicians who are empathetic, engaged and compassionate, providing one-on-one care.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
    • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
    • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
    • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation
    • Supervises and provides clinical directions to the HHA/UP to ensure the quality and continuity of service provides
    • Provides those services and/or treatments requiring substantial and specialized speech therapy skill
    • Provides education to the client/family regarding the disease process
    • Performs initial and ongoing comprehensive assessment (OASIS/Agency) of speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with appropriate tests and measures and maintains records including goal setting
    • Develops/implements/documents/revises the Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care team members to ensure quality and continuity of care and evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of client care plans
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
    • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

    Qualifications

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Current valid driver's license
    • Minimum of two years of acute care experience
    • Preferred experience in public health, home care or Hospice nursing
    • Travel within designated territory
    • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
    • Demonstrates excellent observation, critical thinking, problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to organize and prioritize workload independently

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