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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Compassus
Location: Plover
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Company: Compassus Position Summary- PRN / Part TimeAt Compassus, we know that caring for our teammates is the first step in caring for our patients. We are committed to providing Care for Who You Are and What You Need to balance work and life including flexible scheduling , a supportive family-focused culture and first-class compensation and benefits. How you'll make an impact as a Home Health Speech Language Pathologist Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA). Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs. Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients. Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with the requirements of third-party payors. Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary. Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation. Supervises and provides clinical directions to the Home Health Aide/UP to ensure the quality and continuity of service provided. Provides services and/or treatments requiring substantial and specialized speech therapy skills. Provides education to the client/family regarding the disease process. Performs initial and ongoing comprehensive assessment (OASIS/Agency) of speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with appropriate tests and measures and maintains records including goal setting. Develops/implements/documents/revises the Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care team members to ensure quality and continuity of care and evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of client care plans. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree in Speech Language Pathology required. Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology preferred. Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a home health setting required. Skills Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from leaders, team members, investors, and external parties. Strong written and verbal communications. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand, read, write, and speak English. Articulates and embraces hospice philosophy. Certifications, Licenses, and RegistrationsActive and unencumbered Speech Language Pathologist license in state(s) of employment required. Physical Demands and Work Environment: The demands of this role necessitate a team member to effectively perform essential functions. Adaptations can be made to accommodate team members with disabilities. Regular standing, walking, and manual dexterity are fundamental, along with the ability to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Visual acuity requirements include close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. In a healthcare setting, exposure to bodily fluids, infectious diseases, and conditions typical to the field is expected. Routine use of standard medical equipment and tools associated with clinical care is essential. This description provides a general overview and may vary by role and department, capturing the nuanced demands and conditions inherent to clinical positions in our organization. At Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our Pillars of Success. We are committed to creating a fair work environment where our team members feel welcomed, highly valued, and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. LI-EV1 Job Type: Part-time

Keywords: Compassus, Oshkosh , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Plover, Wisconsin

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