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Speech Language Pathologist Home Health

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

**** $10,000 sign on bonus for those new to EvergreenHealth**** To learn more and hear from our staff click here: Join EvergreenHealth Hospice & Home Care Territory: Who We Are
EvergreenHealth is one of largest, most innovative stand-alone Home Health providers in the nation with a local vision, dedicated to serving patients and families in the Pacific Northwest since 1992. From Everett to South Seattle and beyond, our compassionate, skilled providers have the opportunity to provide care in their own community. Our Team
As an interdisciplinary team we work together to enrich the health and wellbeing of every life we touch. Our care teams are composed of the following: Nurses (RN & LPN)
Certified Would Care Specialists
Psychiatric Nurses
Physical Therapists
Occupational Therapists
Speech Therapists
Social Workers
Certified Nursing Assistants (Home Health Aides) Why Join Our Team? As an employee of EvergreenHealth we believe in helping our staff by: Innovative Technologies. Our teams are excited to utilize Epic as a tool that will help to streamline and optimize our clinical, administrative, and revenue cycle workflows.
Creating a flexible and customized career by offering flexible schedules
Offering work/life balance providing a variety of territories to work/serve. We do our best to keep you in the territory that is the closest to your home or desired community.
Training: Our new staff will feel confident knowing they have learned from experienced preceptors within their area of specialty.
Providing Professional Development as supported through our Tuition Assistance program, paid CEU's, in addition to career advancement through leadership pathways.
Low staff to patient ratios ensuring staff feel safe and that we are providing the best possible clinical care and outcomes for our patients and their families.
Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce: Our staff share a deep commitment to providing exceptional care and service for each one of our patients, and one another.
Providing a culture of safety: We are proud to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an "A" grade for patient safety, along with our recognition as a Top General Hospital for quality and safety - the only hospital in Washington state. Job Summary: Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and providing skilled care to patients requiring speech therapy services in the home in conjunction with the patient, family and the interdisciplinary team, as ordered by the physician. The SLP will be responsible for clinical outcomes as well as industry benchmarks. Primary Duties: Provide, coordinate, and oversee skilled intermittent care to patients and include instruction and education of patients and/or caregivers to promote maximal functional status, in the patient's home.
Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates patient status.
Initiates, develops, implements, and revises the patient's plan of care (POC).
Addresses all problems identified in the POC.
Provides educational information to the patient/family/caregiver concerning knowledge deficits or needs regarding the patient's condition.
Communicates with other disciplines involved in the case as warranted.
Report signs/symptoms signaling a change in patient condition to the patient's physician and case manager as needed.
Reassesses the patient within 48 hours following a change in patient condition or discharge from a 24-hour or longer hospital stay, or as ordered by the physician.
Performs other duties as assigned. License, Certification, Education or Experience: REQUIRED for the position: Current SLP licensure to practice Speech Language in Washington State
Recent clinical experience in a medical/ surgical unit, rehab, or home health setting.
Current Washington State Driver's license and proof of insurability
Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
Reliable transportation DESIRED for the position: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate in Speech Language Pathology ADMIN321

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Speech Language Pathologist Home Health, Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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