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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Home Health - PRN

Job Description

Division: Home Health

Patient Coverage Area: Waco, Mexia, Mart

As a national leader across home health, hospice, and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is consistently ranked as a top best-place-to-work in the communities we serve. Our philosophy of delivering a better way to care exemplifies our commitment to quality, compassionate care for our patients, all while fostering a unique culture that is compassionate and collaborative.

  • Encompass Health’s enterprising model of the continuum of care for post-acute services sets the standards for excellence. This is evident throughout all of our care settings and office locations, as we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive.
  • At Encompass Health, we continually invest in employees to assist in them achieving personal goals and make meaningful, measurable differences in the lives of their patients.

Responsibilities

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) evaluate and provide skilled speech-language therapy to individuals in a home setting, under the care of an attending physician. At Encompass Health – Home Health & Hospice, the home setting may include single or multi-family homes, assisted living, independent living, or memory care.

 

The SLP evaluates and treats patients with language impairments, motor speech disorders, dysphagia, cognitive communication difficulties, voice disorders, and those requiring alternative or augmentative communication. At Encompass Health, an SLP may often work with patients who have experienced a stroke, and those with progressive diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and dementia.

Qualifications

  1. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
  2. Must possess automobile liability insurance.
  3. Must wear seat belts at all times while driving.
  4. Dependable transportation kept in good working condition.
  5. Must be able to drive an automobile in all types of weather conditions.
  6. Currently licensed as an SLP in the State of Employment.