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Per Diem Speech Language Pathologist

Company name
Gentiva Health Services, Inc

Location
Little Rock, AR, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare

Posted on
Jun 02, 2020

Valid Through
Sep 15, 2020

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I believe that better care begins at home.

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that’s what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation’s leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

As a Home Health Speech Language Pathologist

, you will:

Evaluate, direct and provide speech/language pathology service to patients in the home or facility

Participate in the development and periodic review of the Plan of Treatment and Plan of Care.

Utilize professional skills and judgment in assessing and treating disorders of speech, voice, language, hearing and swallowing to prevent, identify, evaluate and minimize the effects of such disorders and conditions.

Administer and interpret diagnostic tests and applications of therapeutic treatments including audio logic screening.

Observe, record and report changes in the patient's condition and response to treatment to supervisor and/or the physician.

Provide instruction and training to patients in use of alternative communication systems when appropriate.

Provide counsel and instruction to patients, families and healthcare staff.

Maintain and submit documentation as required by the Company and/or facility. Prepare and submit timely written reports of evaluations, visits, summaries, care plans, care coordination activities and progress reports as required by Company policy.

Participate in care coordination activities and discharge planning.

Company info

Gentiva Health Services, Inc
Website : http://www.gentiva.com

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