Home Health Speech Therapist
St. Louis, MO 
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Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Summary

We are hiring for a prn Home Health Speech Therapist to join our passionate team!

At Brookdale Home Health, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy themeaningful 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 with us, 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.

  • 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.
  • 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 practice
  • 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.

Brookdale Home Health St. Louis 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.

 

Job Summary
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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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