PATHOLOGIST SPEECH LANGUAGE
Company: Catholic Home Health Services of Miami-Dade
Posted on: April 9, 2021
The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible is to provide
direct and indirect speech language therapy services primarily on a
visiting and intermittent basis in the patients home in accordance
with the policies and procedures of Catholic Home Health Services
Evaluate, direct and provide speech/language pathology service to
patients in the home or facility.
Participate in the development and periodic review of the Plan of
Performs assessments and treats disorders of speech, voice,
language, hearing and swallowing to prevent, identify, evaluate and
minimize the effects of such disorders and conditions.
Administer and interpret diagnostic tests and applications of
therapeutic treatments including audio logic screening.
Observe, record and report changes in the patient's condition and
response to treatment to supervisor and/or the physician.
Provide instruction and training to patients in use of alternative
communication systems when appropriate.
Provide counsel and instruction to patients, families and
Participate in care coordination activities and discharge
Apply concepts of agencys infection control plan and universal
precaution in coordination/performing client cares activities to
protect both patient and staff (OSHA).
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the
Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner to assure
compliance with agency policy.
Demonstrate commitment and professional growth by participating in
in-service programs and maintaining/improving competency.
Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation
to information that is confidential in nature. Share information
only when recipient's right to access is clearly established and
sharing of such information is in the best interest of the
Maintain your required licenses, certifications and mandatory skill
Comply with all policies, local, state and federal laws and
Provide other duties of healthcare team member
Perform other duties as assigned
May serve as an interim department leader depending on need
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push/pull up
to 250+ pounds, walk, climb stair or ladders, stand on feet for
extended periods of time, etc.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that
are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and
activities may change or be assigned at any time.
CHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
PM19Knowledge & Experience Requirements
Clear and Active Speech Language Pathology license to practice in
the state of Florida.
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
2 years clinical experience preferred/
CCC required or currently completing CFY to obtain CCC.
1-2 years of experience with a Medicare Certified Home Health
Knowledge of AHCA regulations, Medicare COPs guidelines
Must have knowledge of computer office/clinical software.
Must be able to read, write and understand the English
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