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Speech Therapist II

Job ID: 98075 Date posted: September 21, 2019

  • Sharp Home Health
  • Home Health Clinical Services
  • Speech Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary

The Speech Therapist II evaluates and administers speech therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.  Provides individualized care and treatment in the patient’s home.  Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department, and participates in quality improvement activities

Sharp Home Health coordinates an extensive array of cutting edge medical, nursing, rehabilitation, social and educational services to meet the unique needs of their clients. The Home Health Team consists of highly qualified professionals who provide for patient needs in the comfort of their home throughout San Diego County. All Sharp skilled professionals are registered, licensed or certified in their specific fields. Our team consists of nurses, therapists, social workers and health aides.

With a focus on maximizing recovery, independence and long-term wellness, Sharp Home Health provides diabetes care instruction, specialty nursing, rehabilitation and senior behavioral health services to individuals throughout San Diego County. Sharp Home Health is San Diego’s largest home care agency, licensed and certified since 1983. The agency is part of the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, home to an array of comprehensive medical services and recipient of the 2007 prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for quality and organizational performance excellence.

Location

This position is based the community Kearny Mesa in San Diego County

The Speech Therapist II will be visiting patients throughout San Diego County.

 
Hours

8-hour shifts; Per Diem position work 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; no weekends

 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in communicative disorders
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • Current BLS for HealthCare Providers by the American Heart Association
  • Two or more years of Speech Therapist experience
  • Experience in adult neuro pathologies with dysphagia management
  • Recent experience in evaluation and treatment of adult neuro disorders; swallowing assessment and intervention with complex dysphia management.
  • Experience with cognitive retraining programs
  • Excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, must be self-motivated, and have attentive to detail.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Home Health experience
     

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

 

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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