Home Health - Speech Therapist - PRN
Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Posted on: October 13, 2021
The Speech Therapist is responsible for the delivery of quality
patient care according to the patient’s individual physician
orders. Care may involve assessments, administering prescribed
treatments and therapies, care planning, communication with other
members of the patients’ multi-disciplinary team, supply
management, emergency management, coordination of care, health
promotion and teaching and training family members.
Essential Job Functions
• Provide Speech Therapy services as prescribed by the
• Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable
patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws.
• Provide a written evaluation defining Speech Therapy needs, goals
and expected outcomes in conjunction with referring physician's
Plan of Treatment.
• Provide a written Plan of Care for Speech Therapy goals and
• Maintains the plan of care for assigned patients according to
identified Speech Therapy goals and outcomes.
• Participate in coordination of services (including discharge
planning), with health care team, physicians, parent/guardians,
nurses, and others.
• Maintain patient and company confidentiality.
• Maintain effective communication between staff, health care team
members, and family.
• Serves as a resource consultant for clinical staff.
• Provide physicians and Aveanna with written evaluation of
patient's needs, goals, and progress.
• Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an ASHA
• Current and unrestricted SLP license to practice in the state of
• Current CPR certification
• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation
and compliance with policies and procedures
Additional state specific requirements:
• Continuing Education as required by state
• One (1) year of recent experience as a Speech Language
Pathologist in an acute care setting
• Pediatric experience preferred
• Ability to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional
boundaries at all times
• Attention to detail
• Time Management
• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
• Good organization and communication skills
• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
• Must be able to travel
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching,
• Must be able to sit and climb stairs
• Must have visual and hearing acuity
• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move
equipment without assistance
• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to
emergency situations in the home or during transport
• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which
may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
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Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Clarksville , Home Health - Speech Therapist - PRN, Other , Clarksville, Tennessee
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