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Team Select Home Care Speech Language Pathologist in Denver, Colorado

At Team Select, we believe the amount of effort it takes to do things the right way, can only be justified by putting an equal amount of effort into having fun! Our leadership in the healthcare industry starts with our culture. Having been recognized as a 2017 "Home Care Elite agency" as well as being awarded the #2 Best Place to Work proves that our focus on our people truly differentiates us. We encourage you to inquire about a position, and learn for yourself how rewarding work can be!

A Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) administers speech therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/Therapy Supervisor. Speech therapy services are furnished only by or under the supervision of a qualified speech pathologist or audiologist.

  • Assists the physician or intermediate care provider in evaluating level of function, helps develop the plan of care and revise as necessary.

  • Prepares clinical and progress notes.

  • Advises and consults with the family and other agency personnel.

  • Participates in in-service programs and presents in-service programs as assigned.

  • Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.

  • Participates with all other health care personnel in patient care planning.

  • Completes initial history and evaluation visit, notifies physician of patient needs and submits plan of care and orders for physician approval.

  • Performs all skilled Speech Language Pathology services as ordered by physician.

  • Consults with physicians regarding change in treatment.

  • Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.

  • Instructs patients and family/significant others in home programs.

  • Attends all staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.

  • Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, and transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.

  • Appropriately utilizes ICD-9 diagnoses and codes.

  • Completes a discharge summary upon completion of therapy services.

  • Completes a recertification for physician every 60 days if further treatment is to be continued.

  • Instruction to patient/family in home program with documentation in medical record notes.

  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.

  • Prepares and submits patient evaluations, clinical and progress notes in a timely manner as outlined in Agency policy.

  • Immediately reports to Director of Clinical Services/ Supervisor any patient incidents/ variances or complaints.

  • Participates in peer review and QM activities as requested.

  • Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.

  • Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.

  • Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy.

  • Reports all incomplete work assignments to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/Therapy Supervisor.

  • Appearance is always within Agency standards; is clean and well groomed.

  • Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.

  • Maintains clean and neat work environment.

  • Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.

  • Maintains current CPR certification.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • A person who possesses a certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech Pathology or Audiology granted by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, or

  • A person who meets the educational requirements for certification and is in the process of accumulating the supervised experience required for certification, or

  • Currently licensed in the state in which practicing.

  • Two (2) years experience, preferred.

Team Select Home Care reserves the right to change the above job description and qualifications without notice.

Team Select Home Care will not discriminate against the candidate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, political belief, veteran status, age or any other status protected by law.

Team Select Home Care is an employment-at-will employer.

ID: 2018-1646

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