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Speech Therapist- Per Diem

Shamrock Home Care

This is a Full-time position in Fairfield, PA posted July 18, 2021.

with good experience preferably in Home Healthcare. The essential functions will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of speech therapy, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team
  • Evaluates the patient’s level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic functional ability tests. Assists the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care
  • Treats patients to communicate effectively by expressing thoughts according to the patient’s condition using acceptable standards of practice
  • Observes, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient’s response to treatment and changes in the patient’s condition
  • Instructs the patient, the family and/or caregiver and other members of the health care team in areas of speech therapy in which they can participate
  • Visits patient according to plan of treatment, completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes per Shamrock Home Care policy
  • Participates in staff conferences and in-services as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities)

  • Must be currently licensed in Speech Therapy in Connecticut (required)
  • Current CPR certification (preferred)
  • Must have a current driver’s license and vehicle insurance
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively with a large team
  • Strong clinical assessment, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

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