Posted: Sunday, November 5, 2017 6:52 AM
Why Join the Amedisys Family? We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home. Unique Clinical Environment: Care for patients one:on:one in home environment with flexibility in scheduling Culture of teamwork: Shine on your own, with the support of a multi:disciplinary team Ongoing support: Continuing education, training, tuition assistance and more Clinical distinction: High:level clinical services with outstanding outcomes Advancement: Goal planning and opportunities to develop skills for higher level positions Healthcare leader: Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home If youA?re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.What You Will Do: As a home health speech language pathologist, you will provide one on one therapeutic treatment and care to patients in their home using a comprehensive and patient specific care plan, innovative solutions, and a preferred technology for point of care documentation. You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with the patient, in their own home, to promote their health and independence. You will have autonomy in addition to the support and collaboration of a full team of healthcare professionals. Your primary work will include assessing and treating patients with speech, language, swallowing, cognitive and voice disorders. A: Assists the physician in assessing the patientA?s level of functioning and the development (and revision, as necessary) of the Plan of Care by applying appropriate tests for speech, hearing and language disorders. A: Assesses the patientA?s communication, oral:motor integrity, cognitive status, memory and problem solving activities, hearing and speech fluency and quality A: Initiates diagnostic, preventive and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the patientA?s care and safety A: Teaches, supervises and counsels the patient and family regarding home procedures and other care needs as appropriate to the patientA?s condition. Utilizes educational material as appropriate.
• Location: Fort Smith
• Post ID: 15866772 fortsmith