Speech Language Pathologist
Mission Healthcare Services Inc
 Rancho Mirage, CA

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Service Line: Home Health

Job Title/Position: Speech-Language Pathologist

Reports To: Branch Director /Director of Therapy Services

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), and identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patients function.
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.
  • As appropriate, participates in case conferences, in-services and other meetings required ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care.
  • Prepares and submits notes per agency policy.
  • Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.
  • Identifies patient/family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.
  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patients treatment regime as indicated.
  • May supervise home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech-language therapy plan of care.
  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services.

Position Qualifications

  • Possesses a degree which includes an internship from an approved Masters program in Speech-Language Pathology, or as required by applicable law and/or regulation.
  • Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
  • Is certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology.
  • A minimum of one year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.