Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist - Non Exempt 20/hrs a week
Company: UnityPoint at Home
Location: Urbandale, Iowa
Salary: Varies per years of experience
Benefits: Part Time Benefits Medical Dental Vision
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: • Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to care plan. Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently. • Consistently utilizes a patient-centered approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned service area. • Conducts appropriate evaluations identifying dysfunctional language, swallowing, cognition, and memory. • Develops and administers plan of treatment. • Instructs patient/family/caregivers in administration of the treatment plan. • Provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and safety issues. • Oversees use of treatment modalities and communication devices/aids as necessary. • Performs and directs therapy treatment as prescribed. • Develops specific speech therapy procedures in accordance with written physician plan of treatment and patient evaluation. • Delivers quality care consistent with Home Health Conditions of Participation, qualifying home care criteria, payor coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care. • Conducts clinical review of record to include multi-disciplinary review, coordination of care, provided in conjunction with visits and documentation. • Identifies risk for acute hospitalization and proactively prevents adverse events. • Assists in the promotion of services and products. • Participates in case conferences, in-service programs and other meetings required ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care. • Identifies and refers patient/family/caregivers to appropriate individuals or agencies as necessary. • Participate in medication reconciliation and instruction to maintain accuracy and prevent care issues. • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records. • Maintains regular and consistent attendance at work. • Behaves in a manner consistent with Mission, Vision, Values and Expectations for Excellence. • Maintains compliance with OSHA, Accreditation Standards and Risk Management guidelines. • Maintains compliance with Personnel policies and procedures. • Behaves in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance policies and procedures. • Performs other duties as requested by Clinical Manager to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office. • Care is outcome-oriented, reflects measurable progress and goals toward discharge. • Utilizes electronic clinical record; maintaining confidentiality and care of equipment. • Demonstrates competency in comprehensive assessment/OASIS competency or with oversight. • Responsible for accurate documentation (ie: following care plan, appropriate utilization of resources to achieve quality outcomes, conferences, discharges, billing corrections, coding.) • Review and resolve computer informatics prompts after completing an OASIS. • Meet or exceed agency established benchmarks, e.g. quality outcomes, patient satisfaction, case mix for OASIS, productivity, and documentation lock down requirements. • Achieve certification in Integrated Care Management within 1 year of hire. Certification includes completing the Integrated Care Management formal training session, successfully completing assigned computer based-learning modules within 2 weeks of training, and a competency evaluation. Use the Integrated Care Management philosophy, skills, tools and documentation in clinical practice. Demonstrate competency in selected ICM skills annually. • Employee is responsible for completion of communication tasks and activities in a timely manner. This would include, but is not limited to: responding to email, voicemail or telephone messages, promptly, accurately, and professionally; attending staff meetings as scheduled or viewing videotapes of those meetings; asking questions of team members and supervisors when needing clarification about various day-to-day issues or patient needs; and reviewing employee communication pieces, to stay aware of UnityPoint at Home programs and initiatives.
Qualifications Required: • Master’s degree in speech therapy. • Current state license to practice speech therapy. • CPR Certification. • Integrated Care Management (ICM) certification or successful completion of certification within one year of employment. • Valid Mandatory Reporter course completion by state(s) requirement • Strong computer skills. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Ability to work as a collaborative team member. • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures. • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Knowledge of professional speech therapy principles and practices.
Contact Information: Audriana DeBuse, firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-471-9841
posted 2/9/2018 (6)