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Speech Pathologist (Orientation)

Overview:

Riverside Health System is seeking a PRN Speech Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP) to join our home health rehab team in Tappahannock, VA!

A staff Speech/Language Pathologist is required to be flexible with daily scheduling and may be required to work various patient care settings. A staff Speech/Language Pathologist is supervised by the Home Care Therapy Manager. Following appropriate practice, the Speech/Language Pathologist evaluates, plans, and implements individual patient care, educating, counseling patients, documents progress, and participates in planning and discharging according to the department policies and procedures. This position may also perform other assigned duties. A staff Speech/Language Pathologist must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age, goal, and diagnosis appropriate care. The individual must demonstrateknowledge of the principles of growth and development throughout the life span, be able to assess patients needs and status by analyzing evaluated data, and be able to interpret information to identify age-specific needs and provide appropriate care accordingly per patient care setting. This position must also be able to follow and adhere to the practices described in theDepartment Policy and Procedure Manual. Participates in facility meetings, departmental meetings, in-services, educational programs, and other meetings as required to include solutions and engagement with resolution processes. Speech/Language pathology duties include: initial and ongoing assessments to identify the client's level of functioning and ability to communicate, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points; developing the plan of care in consultation with the physician and other interdisciplinary care team members and revising it as appropriate; preparing clinical and progress notes; consultation and coordination of services with other interdisciplinary team members; evaluating the effectiveness and outcomes of care; planning for patient discharge; and participation in inservices and case conferences. Demonstrates consistent fiscal accountability, by providing recommendations and participates in supply utilization changes that support cost containment. Team memberparticipates and provides feedback in new equipment/product evaluations; identifies and recommends solutions for cost savings and waste reduction. Riverside Therapy Home Health has been established in serving our communities for over 25 years. We strive to make a difference in the lives of our patients by helping them heal in their own homes! We have a fantastic team of therapists, ranging from new grad to experienced, who work very closely with the Riverside medical team to provide an interdisciplinary treatment approach to patients with general debility, neuro, cardiac, orthopedic, and other conditions. As members of the Riverside Health System we are continuously challenged to learn, and for the Rehab team our partnership with MedBridge allows us to stay up to date on the latest practice techniques as well as complete CEU's online.

Qualifications

Education:
Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology is required

Licensure/Certification:
Licensure to practice in the State of Virginia is required. CPR-BLS is required. Must have reliable transportation to make visits to patient homes each day. Must also have an acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. CCC-SLP from American Speech and hearing Association is required.

Experience:
Previous healthcare experience is preferred



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