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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Company: Healthpro Heritage, LLC
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Healthpro-Heritage is adding an SLP to our team of Home Health clinicians in Shreveport, LA. -The Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist will apply expert skills and operational knowledge in the delivery of therapy services for pediatric patients and education for their families/caregivers. - Primary responsibilities include: meeting or exceeding customer expectations through the delivery of evidence-based, patient-centered care and effective treatment plans, accurate and timely documentation and demonstrating Therapy Specialists Mission and Values.

The following duties are not intended to serves as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be require to perform additional, position-specific duties. -Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results.Develops treatment plan and provides patient treatment, consistent with patient need and reimbursement level for best functional outcome for patient. Evaluates results of speech language pathology services by observing, noting and evaluating patient's progress, recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications, based on clinical judgement.Assures continuation of therapeutic plan by designing and instructing patients, families and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment.Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Protects patients and colleagues by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending education workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal/professional networks; participating in professional societies. Complies with federal, state and local legal and certification requirements by studying existing and new legislation.Completes written documentation including evaluations, daily notes, physician progress notes, weekly summaries, discharge summaries, monthly reports as required to meet licensing, certification, regulatory and reimbursement requirements. -CUSTOMER SERVICE: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Uses skills and abilities to make significant contributions to the customers we serve. - Achieves exemplary professional courtesy expectations of internal and external customers -Provides service that builds rapport with new and key customers.Participates in referral development activities that increase or maintains visibility of Therapy SpecialistsTakes action on site, aimed at meeting the customers' needs.Provides service so that problems and unpredictable events are invisible to the customer.Listens and responds to all customers including patients/families/physicians/payors/other Therapy Specialists' associates.Fulfills customer commitments in a timely and responsive manner.Assures all physician communication including initial evaluations and progress summaries are accurate and timely.Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations. -TEAMWORK: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Demonstrates commitment to work towards achieving the Mission and Values of Therapy Specialists. Achieves quality patient care through interdisciplinary cooperation, teamwork and effective communication -Achieves quality patient care through interdisciplinary cooperation.Supports team and organizational decisions.Works effectively with others.Assists team members and other coworkers to achieve quality in their work.Demonstrates understanding and respect for each other's feelings and viewpoints.Accepts responsibility for one's own behavior and actions.Demonstrates professional behaviors by insuring all necessary licensure, credentialing and personnel information is current, follows company personnel standards, and professional dress code.

Proficient in clinical skills in chosen field in evaluation and treatmentAbility to supervise and direct therapy assistants, aides and/or student internsActively involved in professional developmentAbility to independently identify problems and initiate appropriate actionsAbility to clearly express self in written form for documentationAbility to communicate clearly to staff, patient, families, physicians, case managers, and payorsAbility to remain calm and professional when patients, family and/or staff are angry/frustratedKnowledge of patient rights and confidentialityKnowledge of reimbursement/payor source issues - Worker's Compensation, Medicare, Managed Care

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Keywords: Healthpro Heritage, LLC, Shreveport , Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Healthcare , Shreveport, Louisiana

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