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Speech Therapist

at Alacare Home Health and Hospice

Posted: 8/21/2019
Job Reference #: *616CB5B878AA7D17
Keywords: speech

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Speech Therapist

Home care allows you to get a full understanding of each patient’s needs!
Duties include:
• Initiating, evaluating, developing, implementing, documenting, supervising and revising plans of care for patients requiring speech therapy
• Coordinating patient care with other staff members and physicians
• Documenting patient assessment, needs and care
• Assisting with coordinating and teaching rehabilitative care programs to meet the needs of staff, patients, caregivers and the community

Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Graduate of an approved School of Speech Pathology with a Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology
• CFY and CCC from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
• One year of experience in home health care
• One year of experience in clinical speech pathology
• Licensure by the State of Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology
• Certificate of Clinical Competency form the Speech-Language-Hearing Association
• Knowledge of geriatric problems and neurological conditions
• Experience in treating swallowing disorders
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification