Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Home Health

  • Nurse On Call
  • Winter Haven, FL, USA
  • Oct 01, 2021
Part time Health Care Other

Job Description

We are currently hiring for a PRN (per diem) SLP to provide home health visits throughout Polk County. 

Our Speech and Language Pathologist will identify and treat patients with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Improves patient’s communication skills through vocal exercises and cognitive therapies. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.

 What you will do in this role:

  • Optimizes communication, cognitive and swallowing skills of patients by performing or supervising therapy staff in initiating referrals; evaluating and treating appropriate patients; participating in the care planning process; documenting progress toward identified priorities and communicating patient status and needs to the patient, the patient’s family, the staff and other professionals as appropriate.
  • Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including long and short-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals. Confers with the physician and other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the patient.
  • Coordinates treatment plan with patient, family and other team members. Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in the treatment plan. Monitors patient’s response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician’s orders. Adapts treatment to meet the personal needs of the patient. 

What qualifications you will need:

  •  Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited program
  • License to practice speech language pathology within the state 
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year. 
  • Ability to work varying hours, including weekends and holidays 
  • Reliable transportation and proof of valid automobile liability insurance
  • Must have valid driver’s license

Nurse On Call is a Medicare certified agency of HCA Healthcare that provides home healthcare services.  Our professionals include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, rehabilitation therapists, and social workers trained to help you try to get back to your normal life as quickly as possible. We offer a full range of individualized services for those who qualify and options to keep you healthy and that aim to lower your chances of hospital readmission. Our focus is to keep you on the path to recovery and wellness, not back to the hospital.  With physical and occupational therapy, skilled nursing and more, Nurse On Call provides the care you need in the comfort of your own home. 

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.