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, or 515-471-9841

posted 2/9/2018 (6)

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Company:  Boys Town National Research Hospital - Omaha, Nebraska
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Benefits: Excellent benefit package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; a 401k retirement plan; paid vacation and sick leave
Job Description:  Full-Time position, Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Responsibilities include performing professional work of considerable difficulty as a member of the multidisciplinary team with particular responsibilities for providing evaluation and intervention services for Boys Town National Research Hospital patients, students in school-based services who have speech and language disorders, and professionals serving students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Qualified individuals must have a Masters in Science or Masters in Art degree in Speech / Language Pathology or Audiology, with a minimum of three years of experience in the area of evaluation and / or interventions with patients with communication disorders / hearing loss, preferred. We also require knowledge of psycholinguistics, speech, language and auditory development assessment and intervention techniques for persons with communication disorders, family systems, and development along the life span. Individuals must have or be eligible for appropriate state licensing and must hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) within one year of hire. 
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Application Information: Please send CV/Resume to Lisa Bolinger, Senior HR Generalist at or contact her at 531-355-6342.


posted 2/2/2018



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