Company: Amedisys Holding, LLC
Posted on: February 15, 2021
Caregiving is our Calling
At Amedisys whether we are caring for patients directly or
supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every
team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional,
clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and
families every day.
In home health, you will be a true advocate engaging patients
throughout their coordinated health care journey all while
maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.
If you are looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you
can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every
day and purse your goals for the future join our team.
What You Will Do
Responsible for assessments and treatments of patients with speech
and language disorders, including development, mental, and organic
involvement acco rding to physician's orders.
Provides services in speech pathology or audiology in accordance
with the physician's Plan of Care. Demonstrates competency in the
skills required by the agency.
Assists the physi cian in assessing the patient's level of
functioning and the development (and revision, as necessary) of the
Plan of Care by applying appropriate tests for speech, hearing and
Records and reports the patient's response to trea tment and any
changes in the patient's condition to the physician and/or Director
Instructs and advises the patient, family and other health team
personnel regarding their roles in the speech pathology Plan of
Recomme nds hearing tests by audiologist when necessary. Checks
Assesses the patient's communication, oral - motor integrity,
cognitive status, memory and problem solving activities, hearing
and speech fluency and quality.
Coopera tes and consults with appropriate staff to provide staff
education when requested.
Evaluates, and regularly re - evaluates, the speech pathology needs
of the patient; initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary
revisions to the patient's Pl an of Care. Assesses the patient's
continual care needs. Includes all problems identified in the
assessment in the Plan of Care or documents rationale for not doing
Master's degree with a major in speech pathology or audiology.
Current and unencumbered license to practice speech pathology
specific to that state the employee is assign ed to work by the
Current Certificate of Clinical Competence ( SLP - CCC ) granted by
the American Speech - Language - Hearing Association (AHSA) .
One (1) year of experience in speech pathology preferred.
Current CPR certification.
Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer,
such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e - mail;
navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using
files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool
bars; ability to self - manage online HR services and online
Previous clinical experience treating adult and/or geriatric
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees
and applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital
status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military
status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier
status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Benefits and More
Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we
have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide
and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for
eligible employees include:
Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental,
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible
Spending Account options
Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching
Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Fleet car for eligible employees
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national
origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual
orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other
legally protected characteristic.
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