Speech Language Pathologist

US-NE-Omaha | US-NE-Lincoln
# of Openings
1
Elite Professionals Home Care - Omaha
Category
Speech Language Therapy

Overview

Would you like to be a part of Nebraska's premier Home Care company? Elite Professionals Home Care has the job for you! We are now looking to bring on board a Part-time Speech Language Pathologist in both Omaha and Lincoln.

 

What Elite will offer you as an employee:

·        Get your foot in the door now! Advancement opportunities are available!

·        Competitive wages

·        Merit increases with evaluations possible

·        Superior training/orienting

·        New Grads Welcome

·        NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

·        We understand the need for balance between work and family

·        Holidays OFF - on call rotation for patient related questions or concerns only

·        Full benefits for FT staff (includes: health insurance, HSA tax-free contributions, dental/vision/life/disability insurances, and 401K for retirement, referral bonus)

·        Be a part of a TEAM that strives to keep our clients healthy and at home!

 

Inquiries may contact Jacob at: 402-339-7727

 

Elite Professionals Home Care LLC

 

Omaha: 13306 A St. Omaha, NE 68144

 

Lincoln: 3901 Faulkner Dr. Lincoln, NE 68516

 

Check out our website: www.eliteprohomecare.com

Responsibilities

·        Responsible for the establishment and ongoing evaluation, plan of care goals and discharge plans for the patients as related to Speech/Language Therapy needs in consultation with physician.

·        Patient will be evaluated and Plan of Care established within 48 hours of referral. If patient is unable to be evaluated within 48 hours of referral, Physician will be notified.

·        Administers diagnostic speech and language evaluations.

·        Assesses patient status and recommends, in writing to the patient's physician, the need for a rehabilitation program.

·        Upon receipt of the Physician’s orders, interprets and Implements those services and programs related to Speech and Language Therapy. Ensures these orders are carried out in a professional manner satisfying professional ethics, patient rights and State and Federal codes and regulations.

·        Assists In coordinating speech therapy program with other appropriate health care providers/disciplines to provide services to the patient.

·        Completes and submits required documentation with established agency guidelines.

·        Facilitates effective communication among other clinicians providing care.

·        Demonstrates therapy for the nurse, home health aide, family members or other responsible person who may assist the patient with speech and language rehabilitation program.

·        Observes and evaluates the performance of those assisting in the speech program and provides guidance as necessary.

·        Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.

·        Re-Evaluates the patient progress and therapy program making changes as necessary and under the physician's direction.

·        Participate in interdisciplinary patient care conferences each week and maintains ongoing communication with all disciplines involved in patient plan of ca re.

·        Contact the Physician with any changes to inpatient status program and/or to obtain new orders.

·        Maintains current, accurate clinical records; timely chart changes in patient condition, adverse reactions, problems with informal supports or home environment and reports such to Physician.

·        Ensures that documentation is completed within 24 hours of patient care.

·        Instructs and informs the home health aide of the patient's medical status, and speech therapy program.

·        Instructs the patient, family, nurses and HHA in the use of self-help devices which are determined to be necessary for the patient's rehabilitation.

·        Integrates the work, efforts, and goals of the Speech therapy with other team members.

·        Provides client/family education, home exercises program, as appropriate.

·        When Speech Therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises, and evaluates home health aide care every (2) weeks.

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