Speech Therapist- PRN -Louisiana Home Care - Ferriday, LA
Ferriday, LA 
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Speech Therapist (PRN)

  • Ferriday, LA
  • PRN
  • Therapy
  • 2024008599

Job Description


Summary

We are hiring for a Speech Therapist. 

At Louisiana HomeCare of Miss-Lou, a part of LHC Group, 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 Speech 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.

 

Responsibilities

The Speech Therapist in Home Health is responsible for the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to treating speech and language disorders, and functional training in communication, swallowing, and cognitive impairments. Based on this assessment and evaluation, the Speech Therapist works to help determine a treatment plan, performs interventions aimed at improving and enhancing the patient's well-being, and evaluates the patient's progress.

  • 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.


Education and Experience

License Requirements

  • Must be currently licensed in Speech Therapy in the state of LA
  • Current CPR certification
  • Must have a current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation


Company Overview
?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.


Louisiana HomeCare of Miss-Lou LLC a part of 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

 

Special Notes/Instructions
https://careers.lhcgroup.com/careers-home/jobs?stretchUnits=MILES&stretch=10&location=Ferriday,%20LA,%20United%20States&woe=7&stretchUnit=MILES&sortBy=relevance&page=1&keywords=Speech%20Therapist
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
ASAP
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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