DescriptionUPMC is hiring a casual Home Health Speech-Language PathologistPurpose:Provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services to people of all ages with regard to speech, language, voice, swallowing, cognitive disorders and dysfunctions to maximize functional ability and improve quality of life.Responsibilities:Standard ResponsibilitiesPerforms in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.Performs other duties as assigned.Indicates a non-essential job responsibility.
Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
Proven ability to facilitate change.
Focus on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
Identify, develop and participate in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
Perform duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home Healthcare towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
Continually develop professional skills by assuming responsibility for on-going continuing education.
Advise and consult with the family, interdisciplinary staff members, physicians and other professionals with regard to normal and difficult communication and swallowing and specific patient care.
Maintain and complete all documentation promptly and accurately including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards.
Data syncs (transmits) information same day.
Patient care-evaluation, therapy, teaching and counseling - provide complete and accurate speech, language, voice, swallowing evaluation therapy, instruction and counseling for infants through geriatrics.
QualificationsMaster's degree Speech Language Pathology required.One (1) year clinical experience in Speech PathologyLicensure, Certifications, and Clearances:Licensure/Certification:Automotive Insurance Edit Clin Competency Certificate. Basic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Driver's License. Speech PathologistLic/Cert Comments. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech language pathology.CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireAutomotive Insurance
Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Certificate of Clinical Competence
Act 33 with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/VeteranREQNUMBER: 173060025