Speech Language Pathologist

Alternate Solutions Health Network Cincinnati, OH

About the Job

Agency:

The Christ Hospital Home Health Care

Our culture and people are what set us apart from other post-acute care providers. We’re dedicated to the growth and development of our team to set them up for success. We CARE for our patients like they are our own FAMILY.                                                                 

Schedule: Mon - Fri; 8:15 am to 5:00 pm

Territory: Fairfield, Hamilton, Ross, Greenhills, Forest Park, Springdale, West Chester, Evendale, Reading, Mt Healthy, Finneytown,

HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
As a Speech Therapist the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our patients. Our clinical teams give our patients the greatest gift – the ability to spend enhanced quality time with their loved ones in their preferred environment.

Care and compassion are at the heart of what you'll do as a Speech Therapist (ST). You'll be part of an interdisciplinary team that focuses on providing compassionate quality care and producing positive outcomes for your patient population.  Interacting with patients' families while caring for your patients and experiencing the rewarding privilege to be part of every step of their recovery journey.  

WHAT WE OFFER:
We make it easy to do your job and have competitive financial incentives.  On a pay per visit model, the more visits you make, the more you will earn!  We pay mileage and have bonus opportunities. Our schedules are flexible, and you'll have the support of a whole team, from scheduling to patient admissions.  Our benefits package is also competitive in the market. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you.  Eligible teammates will also receive paid time off, opportunity to participate in 401k, company paid life insurance and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program.

HOW YOU'LL WORK:
You'll provide home-based skilled speech therapy care for patients as directed by the attending physician. You will educate patients and their family members and ensures the safety of the patient. 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

  • Plan of Care: Develop an individualized ST plan of care and makes adjustments as needs change.  Guide the patient in his/her use of therapeutic, creative and self-care activities for the purpose of improving functioning.  Observe, record, and report patient reactions, changes, and progress to attending physician and any appropriate agency staff.  

  • Patient Outcomes: Use activities and home exercise programs to improve swallowing, breathing, cognition, speech and communication, and/or any other speech therapy related function.

  • Minimize Patient Risk: Help decrease re-hospitalizations by teaching the patient on preventative measures and making good decision.

  • Family Educator/Advocate: Counsel patient and family on the disease/injury and how to manage in all phases of speech therapy. Counsel and instruct patient and family on the disease/injury/disability and how to manage in all phases of speech therapy.

  • Policies: Complete all clinical documentation following agency protocol and Medicare/Federal guidelines.

  • Rules and Regulations: Understand and follow agency policies, procedures, rules, and regulations and communicate changes in schedule/availability to schedulers or supervisors.

  • Operations: Attend in-service training and mandatory agency meetings.

HARD & SOFT SKILLS:

  • Compassionate communicator with a positive attitude.

  • Patience is a virtue when working with patients, families, physicians, and coworkers.

  • Attention to detail is critical, as is being observant and following directions.

 
REQUIREMENTS:

  • Speech Therapist with a current license in the state of employment. 

  • Minimum one-year experience as a ST in an acute care setting. Home care experience preferred.  

  • Valid driver's license and auto insurance in your name as a driver.  

  • Capable of all physical demands.

We are proud to be part of the Alternate Solutions Health Network family.

We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you. Eligible teammates receive paid time off and may participate in the 401K, if they choose. Historically the company has matched 401K contributions which helps build your nest egg even faster. Finally, our benefit program includes company paid life, disability insurance, and a robust Employee Assistance Program.

We’ll help you put your passion for patient care to work.  Apply today!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.