PensacolaFLRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Pensacola jobs

Speech Therapist - SLP

Company: Baptist Home Health Care
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

Overview
The Speech Therapist in Home Health is responsible for the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to treating speech and language disorders, and functional training in communication, swallowing, and cognitive impairments. Based on this assessment and evaluation, the Speech Therapist works to help determine a treatment plan, performs interventions aimed at improving and enhancing the patient's well-being, and evaluates the patient's progress.

Baptist Home Health, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details

  • Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of speech therapy, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.
  • Evaluates the patient's level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic functional ability tests. Assists the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care.
  • Treats patients to communicate effectively by expressing thoughts according to the patient's condition using acceptable standards of practice.
  • Observes, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition.
  • Instructs the patient, the family and/or caregiver and other members of the health care team in areas of speech therapy in which they can participate.
  • Visits patient according to plan of treatment, completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes per LHC policy .
  • Completes all patient evaluations and develops the ST plan of care within state specific guidelines. Reports outcomes of evaluation, goals, and anticipated projected frequency of care to supervising nurse within 24 hours of the evaluation.
  • Participates in staff conferences and committees as necessary.
  • Provides in-services to agency staff upon request of supervising nurse.
  • Sends the supervising nurse and/or the physician a written summary report on patient's condition at least every 60 days.
  • Adheres to LHC Therapy Standards of Practice in provision of services to all patients.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    License Requirements
    • Must be currently licensed in Speech Therapy in the state of practice.
      • Current CPR certification required.
        • Must have a current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

          Company Description:

          Our company was founded over 20 years ago on the principle that ---it---s all about helping people,--- and we live by those words today. It---s our mission to provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission. When you become part of the LHC Group family, you---re choosing a career path that will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally.Every day, all across the country, our LHC Group family is helping people. There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder to shoulder, helping the patients in our care live, fuller, healthier lives. We do this because helping people is, quite simply, the reason we exist. It---s our purpose.--

Keywords: Baptist Home Health Care, Pensacola , Speech Therapist - SLP, Healthcare , Pensacola, Florida

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


CVICU RN, Cardiac Intensive Care (IABP, ECMO) - Travel
Description: CVICU RNs Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Nurses Needed ASAP 8.13 26 week assignments Travel Registered Nurse Jobs AssignmentsThe Travel Nurse Season is here and it shows Registered Nurses are one of (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

RN Registered Nurse - Operating Room (OR)
Description: We Are Hiring RN-Operating Room - Surgery - Full-Time,Day - Providence Hospital - Mobile,ALWhy Join Ascension Providence Health System, based in Mobile, Alabama, operates a full service, 349-bed medical/surgical (more...)
Company: Ascension, A26
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

Respiratory Therapist (CRT) - FT/Nights
Description: We Are Hiring Respiratory Therapist CRT - Respiratory Therapy - Full-Time,Night - Providence Hospital - Mobile,ALWhy Join Ascension Providence Health System, based in Mobile, Alabama, operates a full (more...)
Company: Ascension, A26
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019


Optometrist Job " Mobile, AL
Description: Part time opportunity 1 -2 days per week the doctor has the flexibility to set the days. Travelling
Company: The Eye Group
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

Adult Psychiatrist (Physician #)
Description: Mobile, Alabama - NEW Large practice seeking Adult
Company: FCSpsy
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

RN Registered Nurse - Operating Room (OR)
Description: We Are Hiring br br RN-Operating Room - Surgery - Full-Time,Day - Providence Hospital - Mobile,AL br br Why Join Ascension br br Providence Health System, based in Mobile, Alabama, operates (more...)
Company: Ascension, A26
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

RN Registered Nurse - Cath Lab
Description: We Are Hiring br br RN-Registered Nurse - Electrophysiology Lab - Full-Time,Day - Providence Hospital - Mobile,AL br br We want you to join our Cath Lab team at Providence at as Full Time Registered (more...)
Company: Ascension, A26
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Description: We Are Hiring We are hiring for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist to work in our Nuclear Medicine Department at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama. Schedule: ul li Full Time-Day Shift Why Join Providence (more...)
Company: Ascension, A26
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

Hospitalist Opening in Coastal AL Near Pensacola, FL (Physician #)
Description: We are seeking an additional BC/BE Adult Hospitalist
Company: Britt Medical Search
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Description: We Are Hiring br br We are hiring for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist to work in our Nuclear Medicine Department at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama. Schedule: br --- Full Time-Day Shift (more...)
Company: Ascension, A26
Location: Mobile
Posted on: 11/15/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Florida jobs by following @recnetFL on Twitter!

Pensacola RSS job feeds