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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Indiana Homecare Network - Muncie
Location: Muncie
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview: We are hiring for a Speech Language Pathologist to work Full-Time. -we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the -meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, -each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. -You can find a home for your career here. - ---- ----As a -Therapist, you can expect:---

  • the ability to build in-person trusted therapist-patient relationships -
  • continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • independence and autonomy -
  • career growth possibilities ----Give your passion to serve others and your drive for better, more advanced quality healthcare. - Essential Functions:
    • 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 LHC policy .
    • Completes all patient evaluations and develops the ST plan of care within state specific guidelines. Reports outcomes of evaluation, goals, and anticipated projected frequency of care to supervising nurse within 24 hours of the evaluation.
    • Participates in staff conferences and committees as necessary.
    • Provides in-services to agency staff upon request of supervising nurse.
    • Sends the supervising nurse and/or the physician a written summary report on patient's condition at least every 60 days. Education & Experience: License Requirements
      • Must be currently licensed in Speech Therapy in the state of practice.
        • Current CPR certification required.
          • Must have a current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation. -LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic. -Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions. -Indiana Homecare Network is part of the LHC Group family of providers - the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: "It's all about helping people." -

Keywords: Indiana Homecare Network - Muncie, Muncie , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Muncie, Indiana

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