Home Care Speech Lang Pathologist

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 158009-1A
Date Posted: Oct 9, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Health at Home, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

The speech therapist plans, organizes, collaborates and directs home care services. They are experienced in speech therapy, with emphasis on community health education/experience.  The professional therapist builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities in accordance with home care regulations and payer guidelines.

Per diem position

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Speech/Language Pathology

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

  • Speech Language Pathologist with current licensure to speech therapy in the state of Massachusetts.
  • Maintains an American  Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years speech therapy clinical experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health or home care is preferred.
  • OASIS experience is preferred

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; essential computer skills to work with EMR.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.