Residential Home Health is a national leader of home care in both Michigan and Illinois and is ranked among the top home health companies in the United States for helping patients live better, recover faster, experience a higher quality of life and remain independent at home.
We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate Speech Language Pathologist to cover the areas including but not limited to Bartlett, Hoffman Estates, Elgin, and Schaumburg, IL.
SUMMARY: The Speech Therapist (Pathologist) directs, supervises, evaluates and provides speech therapy services to Agency patients as prescribed by the attending physician and for providing Agency staff, and the patient’s physician with speech therapy consultation, as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assess, plan, and implement rehabilitation services for speech, language, and/or swallowing disorders.
Provide evaluation of speech and language abilities through diagnostic testing. Establish goals and estimate prognosis for recovering.
Record and reports the client’s progress in treatment and any change in patient’s condition to the physician.
Instruct family member(s) and members of the health care team in methods of assisting the patient in improving communication skills.
Re-evaluate patient’s progress and the established rehabilitation program as often as necessary.
Prepare periodic reports, as required by the Agency, which are sent to the physician and third party payers regarding care being provided.
Assist in making appropriate referrals to outside audiology speech clinics or other community services as indicated.
Maintain adequate clinical and progress notes and submits all required paperwork in a timely manner according to Agency policy.
Provide liaison contact and follow-up with other community agencies.
Participate in in-service, case conferences, and staff meetings as required.
Maintain and updates professional competency through in-service attendance and similar professional resources.
All other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Must be able to use good and sound clinical judgment.
Must be able to document accurately and appropriately.
Must follow up as needed and appropriately with doctor’s office, RHH clinical and management staff pertaining to any concerns regarding patient care.
Master’s degree from a speech and hearing program certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association to practice in the State of Illinois.
Must hold, in good standing, a license/registration as a Speech Therapist, issued by the State of Illinois.
A minimum of one (1) full year of supervised post-certification experience in an institutional setting.
Home health care experience desirable.
Residential Home Health is a nationally-recognized provider of in-home nursing care and therapy, offering services in 34 Michigan counties...