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Speech Therapist - Home Health

Providence Health & Services

Torrance, CA 90509
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**Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE system.**
**Providence is calling a Speech Language Pathologist (per diem / pay-per-visit / day shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Home Health.**
**Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.**
The Speech Therapist is a licensed professional who will be responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice in accordance with regulatory agencies and the American Speech Therapy Association (ASHA). The Speech Therapist demonstrates proficient clinical knowledge and skills in providing and initiating treatment programs for individuals with swallowing, speech and cognitive impairments. Utilizing a collaborative team approach in providing care to; young, middle and older adult patients.
**In this position you will:**
+ Demonstrate proficiencies in supervising and administering the performance of duties and responsibilities related to patient care and protection of patient rights:
+ Perform patient evaluations and clinical proficiencies with use of therapeutic equipment and treatment principles within scope of licensure.
+ Provide family/ caregiver training when needed and involves the patient & family in goal setting and addressing the educational and discharge needs of the patient.
+ Reassessment are completed as stated in the standards of care.
+ Clinical documentation including discharge summaries is completed per departmental standards.
+ Communicate patient progress with interdisciplinary team and other disciplines.
+ Adhere to and supports all regulatory standards.
+ Information Management:
+ Documentation is completed within timeframe specified in departmental policy and procedure manual
+ Documentation is legible, organized and professional.
+ Demonstrate a working knowledge of the hospital information system and confidentiality policies
+ Document short and long term goals in specific measurable time frame.
+ Maintaining confidentiality of records.
+ Perform billing duties accurately and timely.
+ Leadership and Supervision:
+ Demonstrate the ability to communicate (verbal or written) in a positive, clear and professional manner. Offers constructive timely feedback in a confidential and non-threatening manner. Praises publicly, counsels confidentially.
+ Assist staff in completing tasks or duties, directly supervising their clinical and professional actions.
+ Assist with new and temporary staff orientation process.
+ Demonstrate good listening skills, respond to needs and request of others quickly and efficiently.
+ Professional Growth/Development:
+ Demonstrate responsibility for own professional growth and practice.
+ Attend all mandatory staff development activities.
+ Participate in community education / promotional activities.
+ Performance Improvement:
+ Meet all orientation and annual skill competencies required by organization and regulatory agencies.
+ Participate in organizational and departmental performance improvement projects.
+ Contribute to organizational and departmental performance improvement objectives.
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ Sufficient education for license
+ Ability to type and use a computer efficiently
+ Ability to work effectively independently and with a team
+ Current California State Speech Therapy License
+ BLS certificate.
+ Current CA drivers license and auto insurance
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ 1 year Speech Therapist experience
+ Home Health experience
**About the home health ministry you will serve.**
As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.
Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.
**For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:**
**Our Mission**
As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
**About Us**
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** On Call
**Shift:** Day
**Job Category:** Speech Therapy
**Location:** California-Torrance
**Req ID:** 275565
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