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Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist with Master Degree and SLP-A
- Rate TBD
- Location Houston, TX United States (From home)
- Type of project Health Speech Pathologist
- Duration part time ongoing
- Education required Masters
- Years of experience 2 - 5 years
- Deadline urgent
- Area of Specialization Medical and Health Professions
- Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist
Pediatric Home Health (Part-time positions available and Bilingual- Spanish are welcome)
Full Time: Minimum of 60 treatments a week, No Maximum (We must be Priority)
Part Time: Maximum of 10 treatments a week
Duties include but are not limited to:
Visit and treat a minimum of 30 patients per week, in their homes, traveling throughout the Houston area,
Assess, interpret, plan, implement and evaluate patients according to the patient’s age and diagnosis,
Effectively and efficiently manage the care of a caseload of patients and coordinate care with a multidisciplinary team,
Must be able to assess a patient’s condition, formulate a plan of care, select appropriate interventions, evaluate patients’ response to care/treatment, and to explain/teach patients about their condition and recovery,
Must be able to prioritize duties, learn new skills and techniques in patient care.
Must be able to work with children with Behavior Health Disabilities
Participate in professional responsibilities such as program development, student programs, and performance improvement programs,
Must be able to provide detailed therapy notes for each treatment/evaluations
Ensures safe care of patients by adhering to policies, procedures and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity. Flexibility based on patient census and accuracy of practice. Provides treatment in all areas of the department, which may include outpatients and some holidays.
Implements a physical therapy treatment program and provides advanced physical therapy treatments. Demonstrates competency in performing advanced physical therapy skills. Supervises assistants, rehab technicians and others with regard to patient care. Assesses patients periodically to monitor progress towards treatment goals, and alters goals, plan or program as indicated. Motivates and instructs patient/caregiver using appropriate methods.
Provides leadership in an ongoing department interest/study group. Demonstrates expertise in treatment of a particular patient population. Assists in program development within the department and/or assists with clinical competencies. Assists in supervision of support staff. Actively participates in organized community service/functions as a representative of the profession.
Speech-language pathology services includes
Identification of children with speech or language impairments
Diagnosis and appraisal of specific speech or language impairments
Referral for medical or other professional attention necessary for the habilitation of speech or language impairments
Provision of speech and language services for the habilitation or prevention of communicative impairments
Counseling and guidance of parents, children, and teachers regarding speech and language impairments.
Addition to diagnosing the nature of a child’s speech-language difficulties, speech-language pathologists also provide:
Individual therapy for the child
Consult with the child’s teacher about the most effective ways to facilitate the child’s communication in the class setting
Work closely with the family to develop goals and techniques for effective therapy in class and at home.
voice and resonance, including respiration and phonation
receptive and expressive language (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, pre-linguistic communication and paralinguistic communication) in speaking, listening, reading, writing
hearing, including the impact on speech and language
swallowing (oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, and related functions, including oral function for feeding, oral facial myology)
cognitive aspects of communication (attention, memory, sequencing, problem-solving, executive functioning)
social aspects of communication (including challenging behavior, ineffective social skills, and lack of communication opportunities)
augmentative and alternative communication modalities
Master´s, or other recognized post-baccalaureate degree, completed a program of study (a minimum of 36 semester credit hours at the graduate level), academic course work and supervised clinical experience sufficient in depth and breadth to achieve the specified knowledge and skills outcomes. Required: Maintenance of certifications (SLPA- BA ; licensed)
Course work and graduate clinical experience in speech-language pathology must have been initiated and completed in a speech-language pathology program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). The applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of the biological sciences, physical sciences, statistics, and the social/behavioral sciences.
Company Medical/Dental Benefits for Employees
Supplemental Medical/ Dental Benefits for Employees
We offer 401K contracts
Dedicated Territory Routes
No Base Compensation/ Compensation is based on Treatment
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