Full-Time Home Health Speech-Language Pathologist/SLP!
Signature Home Health - 459 Stuart Rd - Bellingham, Washington 98226
Coverage: Bellingham and Whatcom County
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, paid holidays and 4 weeks of PTO
The Home Health Speech-Language Pathologist/SLP provides speech therapy services to patients with mild to severe speech, language, and swallowing related disorders in order to help patients recover or restore communication skills and swallowing abilities.
Make initial evaluation visits to patients in their place of residence.
Use various tests to determine the nature and extent of the patient’s impairment.
Develop an appropriate plan of care; revise treatment plans as necessary.
Communicate to physicians the patient’s progress and any changes in the plan of care.
Advise and consult with patient’s family, caregivers, and other staff on safety precautions and safe swallow protocols.
Complete clinical and progress notes the day of service.
Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an SLP in this state.
Must meet the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC’s) granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Current CPR Certification.
Minimum 1 year clinical work experience as an SLP-CCC.
Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers.
Ability to meet productivity expectations, organize tasks and manage time effectively.
Work independently without supervision, and use good judgment in difficult situations.
Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department.The mission of Signature Hospice, Home Health, and Home Care is to enhance the life of every person we serve. The Signature team are compassionate professionals with a calling to help others. Signature und...erstands there is no better feeling than connecting with your patients, your team, and your colleagues. It is a feeling we promote every day, because we live it every day – just like you. We know that promoting a rich, satisfying work environment for our clinicians is key to our success!Signature Companies full and part time employee benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, health improvement/wellness program, flexible spending accounts, ID and Medical ID theft restoration services, AD&D coverage, education reimbursement and online training programs, generous Paid Time Off, and employer paid life insurance and short term disability.Signature Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.