Humana Speech Therapist (Per Diem) - Home Health - Medicare Certified (Palm Beach County, FL) in West Palm Beach, Florida

Role: Speech Therapist (Per Diem)

Assignment: Humana at Home - SeniorBridge

Location: West Palm Beach, FL

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Humana at Home - SeniorBridge is seeking passionate, speech therapists dedicated to delivering the highest quality in-home rehab care by assisting the patients with their recovery and rehabilitation of acute illnesses or chronic diseases.

Assignment Capsule:

The Speech Therapist contracted or employed through the Organization is responsible for providing speech therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Personnel Services Agreement. Speech Therapy services provided by the speech therapist must be performed within the scope of practice authorized by the license issued by the state of Florida for the practice of speech therapist.

The Speech Therapist position includes the following;

  • Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.

  • Assist the physician, physician assistant, or advanced registered nurse practitioner in evaluating the patient to determine the type of speech or language disorder and the appropriate corrective therapy.

  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient’s function.

  • Provide rehabilitative services for speech and language disorders.

  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.

  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.

  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.

  • As appropriate, participates in case conferences, inservices and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.

  • Prepares and submits notes per organization policy. Record activities and findings in the clinical record and to report to the physician, physician assistant, advanced registered nurse practitioner the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition, or when there are deviations from the plan of care.

  • Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.

  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.

  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated.

  • May supervise home health aide in procedures directly related to the speech–language therapy plan of care.

  • May be asked to conduct peer review and or clinical record review for like disciplines.

  • May be asked to participate in QAPI programs and functions.

  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services.

Role Essentials

  • Possesses a master’s or doctoral degree in speech-language pathology (SLP), and who meets either of the following requirements:

    A. Is licensed as a speech-language pathologist by the State in which the individual furnishes such service; or

    B . If the State does not license speech-language pathologists:

    1. Must successfully completed 350 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum (or is in the process of accumulating such supervised clinical experience); 2. Performed not less than 9 months of supervised full-time SLP services after obtaining a master’s or doctoral degree in SLP or a related field; and 3. Successfully completed an approved national examination in SLP.
  • Complies and maintains current CPR certification

  • ACHA Level II clearance.

  • This role is part of Humana’s Driver safety program and therefore requires an individual to have a valid state driver’s license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,000 limits.

  • This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana’s Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.

  • A minimum of one (1) year's clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathology.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity;

  • Strong customer services skills;

Role Desirables

* Some OASIS training or knowledge.

* Bilingual a plus.

Additional Information

Humana is an organization with careers that change lives—including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you’re ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

I nterview Format

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Montage Voice to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Montage Voice allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information from you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence (please be sure to check your spam or junk folders often to ensure communication is not missed) inviting you to participate in a Montage Voice interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 to 30 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

Title: Speech Therapist (Per Diem) - Home Health - Medicare Certified (Palm Beach County, FL)

Location: FL-West Palm Beach

Requisition ID: 169759

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.