Home Health Speech Language Pathologist - Per Diem
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: May 6, 2022
Provides direct patient care to members having communication and
swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing and
implementing therapy / treatment programs.
- Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles
of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws.
- Administers diagnostic tests and provides individualized
treatment to adults and children for a variety of communication
disorders, voice and swallowing impairment and neurological
- Advises physicians of test results and subsequently recommends
and implements appropriate treatments.
- Monitors status of results and collaborates with physicians
when altering treatment program.
- Serves as a consultant on interdisciplinary teams.
- Serves as a clinical expert in specialized areas such as
pediatric speech, traumatic brain injury, etc.
- Trains CFY candidates.
- Ensures compliance with TJC, federal, state, and local
- May participate in the development of department policies and
- Develops protocols and treatment programs within specialized
- Develops and presents in service programs in area of specialty.
- Performs diagnostic clinical swallowing evaluations on a
diversified patient population, including adults and children with
a wide variety of neurologic and medical diagnosis and surgical
- Interpret and report the results of evaluations/tests to
referring physicians, therapists and other medical staff.
- Participates in the design and implementation of therapy
programs addressing speech/language voice and swallowing problems
for a diversified patient population.
- Documents patients progress; maintains accurate records.
- Adjusts program to improve effectiveness; meets client needs
and determines further courses of treatment or intervention that
may be necessary.
- Performs diagnostic voice evaluations on a diversified patient
- Interprets and reports results and provides recommendations
regarding the need for further evaluation or services in the area
of speech and pathology when appropriate.
- Administers and analyzes test results to determine patient's
communicative abilities; examines patients medical history,
neurological ad psychological test results in order to determine
- Treats speech and language impairments such as functional
articulatory disorders, stuttering, voice problems, delayed speech
and organic disorder including cleft palate, cerebral palsy,
aphasia and impaired hearing.
- Interprets findings and treatment to patients families,
teachers or other concerned parties; provides guidance and
- Plans and conducts remedial programs designed to improve or
restore communicative facility; administers treatment in individual
or group sessions with patients; may refer patients to specialists
in medicine, dentistry, psychology education or related areas.
- Writes report on diagnostic findings, therapy used and progress
- Provides in-service training in the basic elements of speech
therapy to members of the health care staff and supervises the
development and treatments of Speech Pathology Assistants.
- Keeps abreast of developments in the field of speech therapy by
attending professional seminars and workshops.
- Establishes and maintains courteous cooperative relations with
other departments and other personnel.
- Demonstrates professional competence in assessing patient's
condition at the onset and through all phases of the speech
- Demonstrates professional competence in the planning and
implementation of treatment program/plan.
- Demonstrates professional competence and rehabilitative
techniques particular to the speech pathology field.
- Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively. Performs other
duties as assigned.
- One (1) year clinical experience in dysphasia management
- One (1) year clinical experience in Speech Pathology.Education
- Master's or Doctorate Degree in Speech Language Pathology from
an accredited program.License, Certification, Registration
- American Heart Association approved BLS required prior to first
day of employment.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to the first
day of employment.
- Current State of California Speech Pathologist license
- Knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
- Ability to demonstrate knowledge and to utilize theories,
principles, practices, techniques and methods of Speech
- Home Health experience preferred.
PrimaryLocation : California,Riverside,Magnolia Home Health
HoursPerWeek : 1
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
WorkingHoursStart : 8:30 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 5:00 PM
Job Schedule : Per Diem
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : B17-HCP-NUHW-NUHW Healthcare
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Rehab Services
Department : Home Health
Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a
diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.
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