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Home Health Speech Therapist

Company: Nurse On Call
Location: Providence
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring for a Full-Time Home Health Speech Language Pathologist/SLP to join our passionate team in Lincoln, RI! -

  • This is a field role that will serve our patients in the East Providence, Tiverton, Johnston, and Coventry territories. -

    At Nurse On Call, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the---meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families,---each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people.---You can find a home for your career here.---------
    ---As an SLP with Nurse On Call, you can expect:--- -

    • ---the ability to build in-person trusted therapist-patient relationships--- -
    • ---continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities -
    • ---independence and autonomy--- -
    • ---career growth possibilities--- -

      ---Give your passion to serve others and your drive for better, more advanced quality healthcare.---

      The Speech Therapist in Home Health is responsible for the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to treating speech and language disorders and functional training in communication, swallowing, and cognitive impairments. - -

      • Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of speech therapy, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. -
      • Evaluates the patient's level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic functional ability tests. Assists the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care. -
      • Treats patients to communicate effectively by expressing thoughts according to the patient's condition using acceptable standards of practice. -
      • Instructs the patient, the family and/or caregiver and other members of the health care team in areas of speech therapy in which they can participate. -

        License Requirements

        • Must be currently licensed in Speech Therapy in the state -of Rhode Island
        • Current CPR -certification
        • Must have a current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or -public transportation


Keywords: Nurse On Call, Providence , Home Health Speech Therapist, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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