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Speech Pathologist - Per Diem - Charlotte County

Utopia Home Care Port Charlotte, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Overview:

  • The Per Diem Speech Pathologist directs, supervises, evaluates, and provides speech pathology services to clients in the home as prescribed by the attending physician. The Speech Pathologist functions under the direction of the Supervisor of Rehabilitative Services and cooperates with the primary care nurse in the coordination of care for the client.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a speech pathology program with a Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the ASHA.
  • Licensed in the State.
  • Have at least three (3) years of clinical experience in speech pathology, which meets the qualifications of a Speech Pathology Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive evaluation of the client’s level of function and participation in development of the total client care plan.
  • Identification of client and family needs for other home health services and referral for same when needed.
  • Participation in case management conferences.
  • Instruction of client, family, and other agency health care personnel involved in the client’s treatment regime when indicated, including proper and safe use of equipment and assistive devices.
  • Supervision of homemaker / home health aides when such personnel are participating in the client’s regime.
  • Participates in discharge planning.
  • Participates in in-service programs.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes.
  • Acts as a consultant to other agency personnel.
  • Maintains compliance with all agency policies and procedures

Functional Abilities:

  • Visual / hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to verbalize so that the average person can understand.
  • Good physical stamina.
  • Physical agility to perform required tasks.

Work Environment:

  • Regular exposure to client elements with some general office.

Utopia Home Care

Why Work Here?

We are a growing Home Health Agency with great benefits and hourly incentives!

Since our earliest beginnings, Utopia has recognized the importance of providing quality, compassionate care on a schedule that best fits each client or family’s schedule and lifestyle. Our services are offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. Whether provided in a client’s home, a family member’s house or an assisted living/rehabilitation facility, our services are provided with dignity, professionalism, and attention to detail. Our Mission Statement Utopia is committed to providing its clients and their families with quality services that demonstrate compassion, professionalism, and dedication to the highest standards. We pledge to honor the clients’ rights at all times and to assist them in achieving as much independence as possible. We will treat them with dignity and care for them as we would wish to be cared for ourselves Our Staff Utopia’s staff is experienced in every level of care, from companion care to skilled nursing and therapy services. We provide care for a broad spectrum of healthcare needs, including accident rehabilitation, post-hospital convalescence, illness, companion services, and short/long-term disability. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing quality service promptly, courteously and professionally. We pledge to treat the patient with compassion and dignity, just like family. All of our field employees are screened, trained, certified or licensed, bonded, insured and supervised by a registered nurse. Criminal background checks are made on all personnel before they are permitted to work. Our Standards Our Performance Improvement Committee, composed of key clinical and administrative staff, meets regularly to review patient care outcomes, and all policies and procedures and patient feedback. It also oversees compliance with the policy and regulations of the Department of Health, Community Health Accreditation Program (C.H.A.P.), as well as our own Corporate Compliance Program and Code of Conduct. In addition, we also employ a Quality Assurance Nurse, ensuring the highest standards are both met and exceeded.

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Port Charlotte, FL
USA

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