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Per Diem Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Home Health

Job ID: 4590708002 Location: Allentown, PA Category: Speech Therapy Date Posted: Jan. 09, 2020
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BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Speech Language Pathologist, SLP, for a Per Diem opportunity performing home health visits to Senior Living Communities throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Focus on the Allentwon/Bethlehem area. 

One year of verifiable prior clinical experience as a licensed SLP required.

**Must be able to work day-time hours 8:30-5 M-F and okay with travel**

**For immediate consideration please contact Alyssa McCarthy, Recruiter, at amccarthy1@bayada.com**

                                                      

 

 Speech Language Pathologist, SLP Responsibilities:

  • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
  • Perform thorough evaluations to assess, diagnose, and provide therapeutic interventions for clients who are experiencing speech, language, communication, or swallowing difficulties.
  • Develop a treatment plan based on the evaluation, physician’s orders, and recommended goals.
  • Continually assess and revise the speech therapy care plan, and participate with BAYADA clinicians in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety, and independent living.
  • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

Speech Language Pathologist, SLP Qualifications:

  • A current license as a Speech Language Pathologist in PA.
  • Possess a certificate of clinical competence in speech from the American Speech and Hearing Association, or;
  • Have the equivalent educational requirements, as indicated by school transcript or diploma, and work experience necessary for such a certificate, and be awaiting the opportunity to take the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association examination for certification, or;
  • Have completed the necessary work and education requirements, as indicated by school transcript or diploma, and be in the process of accumulating the necessary supervised work experience required for certification.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

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