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Speech Language Pathologist

Concord Regional VNA

Concord Regional VNA  is a not-for-profit, community-based healthcare provider that provides home care, hospice and community support services to  41 communities in central New Hampshire.  Concord Regional VNA has strong ties with these communities and works collaboratively with Capital Region Healthcare and other providers to provide exceptional care to its patients.  Our mission is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve by managing illness and promoting wellness through all stages of life. Our agency provides millions in community benefit services and programs to meet the needs of all people in these communities, regardless of a person's ability to pay.


Current Opening: Part time, 20 hours per week

Concord Regional VNA is hiring a part time Speech Language Pathologist! Part-time benefits offered.

When you join Concord Regional VNA, you have the opportunity to deliver care, provide compassion and comfort, each day in the place where people of all ages feel most comfortable, their homes.

The Concord Regional VNA Speech-Language Pathologist delivers age appropriate care to the patient in the home setting utilizing standard therapy practice: assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation within scope of practice defined by the NH Speech-Language Pathology Board. SLPs will effectively interact with patients, care givers and other healthcare team members while maintaining all standards of professional therapy.

Requirements:

1.Master's degree in speech-language pathology, communications sciences and disorders, or communications disorders. Graduate of an approved speech-language program (ASHA) with a certificate of clinical competency in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP), accompanied by current New Hampshire speech-language pathology license.

2.Two years of inpatient/skilled/acute or community health speech-language experience.

Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

•Develops and implements appropriate plan of care (POC) that complies with referral source orders, specific treatment measures, frequency/expected duration and discharge goals in partnership with the patient, patient representative (if any) and/or caregiver(s) based on thorough assessment incorporating all aspects of patient limitations and goals, and potential discharge environment.
•Documents accurate and ongoing assessment, treatment and discharge of the patient: interventions, patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities limitations and progress toward goals. Documentation includes evidence of appropriate patient/caregiver teaching, and the understanding of these instructions in accordance with agency timeframes.
•Engages the patient/caregiver in meaningful education as indicated per care plan.
•Communicates with all physicians involved in the POC and other health practitioners related to the current POC.
•Demonstrates responsibility to effectively coordinate the patient's POC with members of the interdisciplinary team and other health professionals through team/patient care conference. Updates patient's short-term/long-term goals as appropriate based on interdisciplinary team assessments an re-assessments.
•Participates in interdisciplinary team, agency projects, committees, QAPI program and/or other activities upon request and approval from direct supervisor.
•Attends Agency In-service programs.

Other Job Functions

Coach, mentor and precept new speech-language pathology employees and students.

Work Environment

The employee will be exposed to a variety of uncontrolled work environments. The employee may be exposed to all kinds of weather conditions while driving to and from work assignments. The employee may also be exposed to blood and bodily fluids, virus, disease and infection from patients and environmental hazards in the work environment. The employee may be required to work extended periods of time using an electronic device.

Physical Demands
•This position requires the ability to talk and hear; read, write and speak in English, normal or correctable vision, and hearing.
•Intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients.
•Ability to minimally lift up to 50 lbs. and the ability to provide up to 75% assistance for patient transfers.
•This position requires the ability to frequently enter and exit and/or sit in an automobile for prolonged periods while commuting to work assignment

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit our job posting directly: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/276076

Thank you and we look forward to reviewing your application!

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: May 19, 2020

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