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  • Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Home Based Copperas Cove
  • Aveanna Healthcare in Copperas Cove, TX, United States
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  • 1 week ago

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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) – Home Health

Aveanna’s highly skilled pediatric therapy team provides our patients a full range of care to help them make the most of their care or recovery. We offer our industry-leading pediatric therapy for kids of all ages in multiple settings. We match our therapists to their patients based on medical condition, age, location, and acuity level. Our local... office is looking for a compassionate SLP in the following area who would like to make a positive and lasting impact in the lives of their patients:   

Caseload Location: Copperas Cove, Texas

Setting: Part-Time; Home Health

Schedule: Monday-Friday, No Weekends

Compensation: Up to $50,000 per year

Find yourself at Aveanna! We are a leading national provider of home health services to medically fragile children and adults, and our mission is to revolutionize the way homecare is delivered, one patient at a time.

What our Therapists find at Aveanna:   
• Compassion and Purpose—1:1 therapist to patient ratio
• Community and Connection—caseloads clustered together and close to home   
• Flexibility and Understanding—full-time, part-time, or supervising only
• Growth and Inclusion—career and skillset advancement opportunities   
• Excitement and Happiness—a place to call HOME   

Benefits*    
• Market-leading Compensation Packages
• Health, dental, vision, and company-paid life insurance   
• Short and Long Term Disability 
• FSA and HSA plans
• Generous Paid Vacation plans    
• Electronic documentation
• Tuition reimbursement (conditions apply)    
• 401(k) savings plan with employer matching    
• Employee stock purchase plan with employee discount    
• Up to $750 CEU Reimbursement Annually 
• Company-sponsored Continuing Education Courses 
• Mentor Programs 
• Awards and recognition Program    
• Employee Relief Fund    

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Qualifications:  
• Meets the qualifications as established by ASHA or other professional organization 
• Licensed to practice Speech Therapy in the current state of practice 
• Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certification of Clinical Competence in speech pathology or audiology granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; or meets the educational requirements for certification and is in the process of accumulating the supervised experience required for certification. 
• Must be willing to work in home and clinic-based settings 
• Valid, unexpired Driver’s License and automotive insurance 
• Experienced in pediatric rehabilitative services preferred 
• Feeding Experience Preferred - training provided 
• Compensation may vary based on a variety of factors including: Experience, Education, Productivity, Supervision, Location and other factors.

Aveanna Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. 

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Position Overview

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care according to the patient’s individual physician orders. Care may involve assessments, administering prescribed treatments and therapies, care planning, communication with other members of the patients’ multi-disciplinary team, supply management, emergency management, coordination of care, health promotion and teaching and training family members.

Essential Job Functions

Assessing, diagnosing, and preventing language, speech, and swallowing disorders for children, adolescents and/or adults.

Design plan of care utilizing functional, measurable and attainable goals, based upon interpretation of evaluation results and patient and/or family goals

Provide a written evaluation defining Speech Therapy needs, goals and expected outcomes.

Maintains plan of care by performing timely documentation of client performance, modifying goals and treatment as needed, and determine discharge care plans as appropriate.

Participate in coordination of services (including discharge planning), with health care team, physicians, parent/guardians, nurses, and others.

Documents in accordance with Speech Therapy Standards of Practice, Aveanna policies and procedures and Regulatory Agency guidelines.Documents effectively resulting in no technical or clinical denials subsequent to review of documentation by payers

Maintain effective communication between staff, health care team members, and family.

Mentor peers, new graduates and serve as Clinical Instructor for speech therapy students as needed

Supervise CFY’s, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants and/or volunteers as assigned

Maintain patient and company confidentiality.

Participate in program development, marketing, and continuing education for skill development and competency. Attend and participate with in-services as indicated.

Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws.

Requirements

Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an ASHA accredited college/university

Current and unrestricted SLP license to practice in the state of practice

Current CPR certification

NPI number

Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with policies and procedures

Additional State Specific Requirements

Continuing Education as required by state

Preferences

One (1) year of recent experience as a Speech Language Pathologist in an acute care setting

Pediatric Experience Preferred

Other Skills/Abilities

Ability to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times

Attention to detail

Time Management

Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution

Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements

Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English

Must be able to travel

Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting

Must be able to sit and climb stairs

Must have visual and hearing acuity

Must have strong sense of smell and touch

Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or outpatient facility

Environment

Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

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