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Speech Language Pathologist, Home Health (Kane, Sheffield, Ludlow, Mt. Jewett)

  • Job ID: 175389661
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Great Lakes Home Health & Hospice
  • Department: KANE HH Speech Therapy
  • Location: 4372 Route 6, Kane PA 16735
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $26.3655 to $42.26 / hour

Description

UPMC Home Health is hiring a Speech Language Pathologist!

This is a Casual/Per Diem position supporting Kane, Sheffield, Ludlow, Mt. Jewett, Hazel Hurst, Wilcox, Johnsonburg, and the surrounding areas!

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day. 


Responsibilities:
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Focus on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Identify, develop and participate in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Perform duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home Healthcare towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Continually develop professional skills by assuming responsibility for on-going continuing education.
  • Advise and consult with the family, interdisciplinary staff members, physicians and other professionals with regard to normal and difficult communication and swallowing and specific patient care.
  • Maintain and complete all documentation promptly and accurately including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day.
  • Patient care-evaluation, therapy, teaching and counseling - provide complete and accurate speech, language, voice, swallowing evaluation therapy, instruction and counseling for infants through geriatrics.

Qualifications

Master's degree Speech Language Pathology required.
One (1) year clinical experience in Speech Pathology to practice without supervision or less than one (1) year if practicing under supervision, i.e., ALF/PCH.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Automotive Insurance EditClin Competency Certificate
Basic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Driver's License
Speech Pathologist Lic/Cert 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech language pathology.
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Automotive Insurance Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR Driver's License OR Speech Pathologist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Driver's License
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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