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  • Speech Therapist

    Job Locations US-MA-Marlborough
    Requisition ID
    2018-5771
    Position Category
    Rehabilitation
    Position Type
    Per Diem
  • Overview

    Great new Career Opportunity in Home Care!

     

    Now Hiring - Speech Therapist - Marlborough,Massachusetts

     

    Hours:Per-Diem 

     

    Ascend Home Health - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.

     

    We are proud to Offer:

    • Competitive Salaries
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • And More!

     

    If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

     

    Ascend Home Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    EEO/AA/M/F/DV

    Responsibilities

    The Speech Therapist is responsible for, but not limited to:

    1. Greets customers in a friendly and welcoming manner. Creates a positive first impression. Smiles, projects a positive attitude.
    2. Through the continuous improvement of standards of practice and by providing a safe and secure environment the customer will be assured a sense of safety and well-being, free from risk and harm.
    3. Contributes to the effectiveness of the department/unit by remaining within the acceptable standard of the Agency's Attendance/Tardiness Control Policy.
    4. Assumes responsibility for a patient caseload, demonstrating clinical expertise with specific diagnosis which include speech/language disorders. (Phonology, morphology, syntax, etc.) and dysphagia (oral, pharyngeal, esophageal and myofunctional disorders.)
    5. Speech therapy includes providing assessment, treatment and intervention to patients with speech, voice, language communication, swallowing and related disabilities.
    6. Provides consultation and counseling to patients, as well as families, caregivers and other service providers related to the speech disorders.
    7. Provision of services that support the effective use of augmentative and alternative communication devices and other communication prostheses and assistive devices.
    8. Evaluate treatment outcomes to assess effectiveness. Services are modified in relation to their evaluations. Referrals are made in relation to their outcomes.
    9. Documents plan of care and all services provided. Maintains patient records according to Agency policy.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Master;s Degree in Speech Therapy

     

    Professional Experience:

    • Current Speech Therapist Certification in the state of New Jersey
    • 3+ years experience in Home Health, Acute Care setting or Rehabilitation Facility

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