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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Compassionate Care Home Health Agency
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Are you looking for a place where you can make a genuine difference in people's lives?
Search no further!
Compassionate Care Home Health Agency has five office locations (Fresno, Visalia, Modesto, Merced, and Bakersfield) and services eight counties throughout the Central Valley (Stanislaus, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Kern) - and we're growing fast! Our top priority is maintaining our culture of respect and love for our patients and team, alike. Our commitment to our core values allows us to be a provider and employer of choice. We understand that our employees are key to providing quality care and are our most important resource.
We actively seek career-oriented individuals, to whom we offer job security and upward mobility when appropriate - based on merit and performance. We proudly employ an accomplished team of professionals and our team is as diverse as the communities we serve, representing different ethnicities, religions, ages, national origins, and sexual orientations.
Join us today and grow with us!
We are currently seeking to fill the Speech Language Pathologist position in Kern County and Surrounding Areas.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
Identifies functional speech deficits and establishes a plan of care to improve the patient's function.
Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic techniques and/or equipment as appropriate.
Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
Confers with referring physicians and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the patient's plan of care.
Participates in regularly scheduled case conferences to coordinate care. Provides in-services when indicated.
Complete and submit all documentation within the required timeline.
Maintains all required licenses and certifications to practice in California.
Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.
Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patient's treatment plan.
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.
The above duties are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description that align with the SLP Scope of Practice.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Possesses a master's or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and who meets either of the following requirements:
Is licensed as a speech-language pathologist in the state of California; or
Be in the process of obtaining a license in the state of California (license would have to be issued prior to beginning patient care):
A minimum of one (1) year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology is preferred; however, those in the process of completing their RPE/CFY are welcome to apply.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organizational skills.
Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization's requirements.
Employees and patients are equally precious to us. Your happiness is our happiness - we offer you the following benefits for any full time position:
---Dynamic, fun, team-oriented work environment
---Unparalleled company culture
---Local company with soul
---Countless growth and development opportunities
--- Flexible Schedules
--- Medical, dental and vision insurance
--- Mileage Reimbursement at current Federal rate
--- Gas reimbursement for those in company cars
--- PTO
--- Paid Holidays
--- Paid Sick Days
--- 401K
--- And so much more!
Compassionate Care was established in 2003 in Fresno County and has grown into Central California's most trusted home health agency. Compassionate Care provides in-home medical, rehabilitative, and support services by seasoned professionals with comprehensive clinical training and robust hospitality experience.
CompassionateCare.com

Keywords: Compassionate Care Home Health Agency, Bakersfield , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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