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Speech Therapist, Home Care (Per Visit)
Position Requirements: Master's or Doctoral degree required in Speech Pathology. Must have a current NYS License/Registration as a Speech Language Pathologist and a minimum of one (1) year experience in Speech and Language Rehabilitation Services. Home Health experience preferred. Knowledge of growth and development. Ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient's communicative needs as appropriate to their age.
Position Responsibilities: Speech and Language Pathology, as provided by the Speech/Language Pathologist, is non-medical evaluation of human language, voice, speech and swallowing disorders and treatment on an intermittent basis to patients of all ages in their home to restore or improve communication efficiency. Examines and provides remedial services for clients with speech and language disorders. Speech disorders treated include stuttering, voice disorders, articulation, and speech problems associated with speech impairments. Devises vocal exercises and teaches proper breath control to improve speech. Documents in visit notes therapy provided and progress made.
Responsibilities also include instruction of the patient, family, and other health team members regarding the patient's social and architectural environment. Makes appropriate recommendations and implements them.
South Nassau Communties Hospital Certified Home Health Agency currently seeks a NYS Licensed Speech Language Pathologist with one year of experience to join our homecare team. As one of Homecare Elite's 500 best Homecare Agencies in the U.S., we need a motivated professional to care for our pediatric, geriatric, and orthopedic patients located throughout the South Shore of Nassau County, Long Island. We offer competitive rates and opportunities for in-services and professional growth.