Speech Therapist Home Health (Contract)

Job Type: Part-Time

Home Health Speech Therapist
North Metro Medical Center Home Health, Jacksonville, AR

Full-time, Part-time

  • Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient’s function.
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care
  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated.
  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services.

Requirements:

  • Possesses a master’s or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and who meets either of the following requirements:
  • Is licensed as a speech language pathologist by the State in which the individual furnishes such service; or
  • If the State does not license speech-language pathologists:
  • Must successfully completed 350 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum (or is in the process of accumulating such supervised clinical experience);
  • Performed not less than 9 months of supervised full-time SLP services after obtaining a master’s or doctoral degree in SLP or a related field; and
  • Successfully completed an approved national examination in SLP
  • A minimum of one year's clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathology.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Medical Office: 2 years (Required)
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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Phone: 501-985-7000

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