Speech And Language Pathologist-Fayetteville Branc

Atlanta, Georgia, United States


  • Full-Time
  • 1
  • Sometimes
  • 2-5 years
  • US Citizen

Job Description

Vocal cord stimulator

Ideal candidate will have 1 year of home health experience or 5 years of rehab experience but not in home health. Will have vocal cord stimulator experience or have interest in obtaining. Previous work experience in Rehab centers or sub acute are a plus.

Other home health certified companies, Rehab centers or sub acute facilities

Largest non-profit home health agency in metro Atlanta. Top workplace employer

The primary function of the Speech Language Pathologist provides direct care, patient education and the management of the applicable therapy (speech) called for in the patients treatment plan. Consults with and educates other care team members concerning applicable patient assessment and treatment protocols. Serves as a rehabilitation resource for the care team.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited School of Speech Pathology with Master s Degree.

LICENSURE: Must have a current licensure by the Georgia State Board of Speech Language Pathology.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 1 year experience in clinical home health or Rehab or 5 years Rehab experience but not in home health. Preference given to home health experience. Previous work in Rehab Centers or Sub-acute units are a plus.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: A professional knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques inherent to the scope of practice. Communication skills to interact effectively with patient, family, care team members, referrals and community resources. Knowledge of accrediting bodies standards, Medicare, Medicaid and other funding source regulations as applied to home care services. Demonstrates competent techniques and practices of their profession.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop or laptop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.

TRANSPORTATION: Must have valid automobile insurance and reliable transportation.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Extensive traveling and working in patients’ homes in various conditions and environments. Highest risk is in terms of personal safety regarding bloodborne pathogens and on-road travel.

IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please be sure to showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be forwarded to the client along with the resume.

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