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Per Diem / PRN Home Health Speech Language Pathologist - $110 per per visit

Company: Pinnacle Home Care
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Pinnacle Home Care is seeking a per diem / prn Home Health Speech Language Pathologist for a per diem / prn job in Fort Myers, Florida. Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Speech Language Pathologist
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Up to 25.00 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Per Diem / PRNPAY INFORMATIONPay = $110/visit + documentation bonusPRNs are expected to complete 15 units/week and participate in on call rotation set by office.1.00 Unit = 80 minutes (includes travel, documentation, and patient care)Mileage = 50 per milePOSITION RESPONSIBLITIESThe Speech Therapist (ST) is a professional member of the health care team who provides Speech Therapy services to patients in compliance with all applicable practice acts. The Speech Therapist performs duties within standards of clinical practice as defined by the Department of Professional Regulation, the American Speech-Language- Hearing-Association and the policies and procedures of the agency, and who functions under the direction of a physician and nursing supervisor in the deliverance of skilled Speech Therapy care to the client. Evaluates the client's level of functioning and hearing recommends mechanisms to enhance the client's hearing ability. Provides initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the client's needs, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessments. Establishes a Speech Therapy treatment plan in consultation with the physician and revises it with the approval of the physician as necessary. Assists in development and implementation of the interdisciplinary client care plan as it pertains to Speech Therapy. Assures that the physician's orders are appropriate and discusses necessary changes. Communicates with other team members and, when appropriate, instructs them in speech pathology techniques that they may use while working with the client. Teaches, supervises, and counsels the family and client in the total Speech Therapy program and other related problems of the client at home. Evaluates the client, his/her significant other(s) and the home situation to determine what instruction will be required, what assistance will be available for the family in caring for the client, and what other agency and community services will be required. Makes arrangements for out-patient services for procedures which cannot be given in the home. Records on a timely basis all evaluation data, treatments, and client's response to therapy intervention. Supervises the Home Health Aide every 14 days when Speech Therapy is the only professional discipline involved in the client's care. Records and reports to the physician the client's reaction to treatment and /or any changes in the client's condition. Participates in the development of periodic revision of the physician's plan of treatment keeping him/her informed of the patient's status and obtaining additional orders if necessary. Communicates with the physician at least every 30 days or whenever changes occur regarding the client's status and obtains additional orders, if necessary. Evaluates the effectiveness of speech pathology intervention and updates the client care plan as needed. Documents in the EMR system same day as the encounter. Assumes responsibility for self -development by continually striving to improve his/her health care knowledge through educational programs, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organization meetings and individual research and reading. Confirms, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Director of Clinical Services (DCS) to coordinate the patient's visit schedule. Participates in agency activities, case conferences and meetings when appropriate. Participates with staff, clients, and physicians in discharge planning activities and completes a Speech Therapy Discharge Summary. Designs measurable goals appropriate for the patient and documents progress towards goals throughout the patient's episode of care. Awareness of the Agency's QAPI program. Active participation as required per policies and procedures related to the Agency's QAPI program. Management and follow-up of customer complaints, following Agency's complaint policy. Acute awareness of patient rights and the Agency's responsibility in honoring patient's rights. Awareness of patient rights description in Agency's service agreement and Agency's admission packet. Awareness of appropriate reasons for a patient discharge and Agency's policy on appropriate reasons for discharge. Awareness of potential signs of abuse and neglect and the steps required to report suspected abuse and neglect. Awareness and ability to design and identify patient centered and individualized goals with realistic measurable timeframes. Awareness of infection prevention and control techniques, both within their scope of practice and within the Agency's policy and procedures. Awareness and participation in the Agency's infection control program. Appropriate bag technique policy acknowledgement and demonstrated competence when applicable. Travel to patients' homes, healthcare facilities and other locations to provide care, treatment and to fulfill other nursing responsibilities. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Graduate of an accredited Speech Therapy program or equivalent education. Licensed in the State of Florida as a Speech Therapist. Two years of clinical experience as a Speech Therapist. Current CPR Certification. Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization's requirements. Must display good emotional health and be able to physically tolerate much standing, stooping and bending; must meet all agency regulations. Must be self-directed and able to work with little supervision and have good observational, judgment and communication skills.Pinnacle Home Care Job ID . Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 25 hours per week (subject to confirmation). About Pinnacle Home Care Pinnacle Home Care is a Medicare Certified and Florida Licensed full-service clinically owned and operated health care company, led by professionals who are passionate about delivering Exceptional Outcomes and quality care Beyond Expectation to patients, referral partners, staff and the communities that we serve.At Pinnacle Home Care we believe in Exceptional Outcomes which is why our patients receive exceptional customized home care services in the comfort of their home.Our MissionChanging lives through the Art of the ExperienceOur VisionBe the leading provider of home care service recognized for Creating Raving Fans and delivering Exceptional Outcomes.Our Values
    • Appreciation (Have an Attitude of Gratitude)
    • Integrity (Walk the walk)
    • Culture of Discipline (Disciplined People, Disciplined Thought, Disciplined Action)
    • Attitude (Be Phenmenal)
    • Beyond Expectation (Find the Way)
      Benefits: (for full time employees) - Full Time Benefits (Both Branch and Clinical)
      • Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, Company Paid Life, Supplemental Life after 90 days
      • 401k Plan after one year of employment- open enrollment in Jan and July Benefits
        • Referral bonus

Keywords: Pinnacle Home Care, Fort Myers , Per Diem / PRN Home Health Speech Language Pathologist - $110 per per visit, Healthcare , Fort Myers, Florida

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