Trinity Health Home Care Speech Therapist - contingent (as needed) in Monticello, Iowa
Speech Therapist Position Purpose:
Provides professional speech and audiology diagnostic and therapeutic services to the agency’s clients as authorized by their physician and in compliance with the state’s professional practice act for speech pathologists, any applicable licensure/certification requirements.
Contingent (as needed)
What You Will Do:
Effectively and efficiently prioritizes visit content and plans visits based on client
capabilities, condition, preferences (when possible), physician orders and available resources.
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, the Organizational Integrity Program, Code of Ethics, as well as agency policies and procedures and adheres in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
Accurately assesses clients at admission, at required time points, utilizing appropriate standardized documentation. Assesses the client’s condition for speech therapy or audiology services.
Develops appropriate assessment-based plan of treatment with physician and client. Plan includes attainable episode goals and agency services needed to improve and/or stabilize client’s medical condition and promote independence. Participates in timely revision of the plan of treatment as appropriate.
Makes appropriate referrals for evaluation/care to other disciplines and services, and coordinates care with others to ensure effective and efficient care is provided.
Utilizes interview, observation and evaluation in assessing clients and apply professional judgment, consistent with practice standards, in formulating interventions and making recommendations to the physician and client.
Initiates and implements preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures and techniques in accordance with the plan of treatment.
Assists and instructs client and family members on methods of helping clients improve communication, swallowing or other deficits.
Meets the educational and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology granted by the American Speech and Hearing Association; or, meets the educational requirements for certification and is in the process of accumulating the supervised experience required for certificate.
Registration or license to practice as a speech pathologist in the state of Iowa.
Must accept responsibility for maintaining clinical practice skills, learning and adhering to agency’s policies and procedures on anon-going basis.
Must be able to function in a practice environment with minimal direct supervision, accepting personal responsibility for maintaining a professional relationship with the agency’s clients and their families.
Must have current Driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work site.
Position Highlights and Benefits:
- Mileage reimbursement
Above and Beyond located in Monticello, Iowa (a Trinity Health Company) provides compassionate, exceptional care in our patient’s home.
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Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.
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Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
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