Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticuts most
comprehensive healthcare network as a Speech Language
Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of homecare
services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more
than 115 years. Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees
to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing
integrated support to the patient. As part of Hartford HealthCare,
we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality care in our
clients home. Most importantly, our employees are appreciated for
the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients
and their clients families.
Responsible for evaluating patients speech, language and/or hearing
disorders and develops appropriate care plan under direction of
M.D. Implements and coordinates patient care with other Agency
personnel and community resources. Delegates appropriate patient
care responsibilities and supervises performance of Home Health
Aides. Responsible for accurate, timely, and proficient clinical
and reimbursement documentation.
Manages a patient caseload on a daily basis.
Evaluates the existence, nature, and severity of speech, language
and/or hearing disorders and develops appropriate care plan under
the direction of a M.D. and in collaboration with the Hospice
Interdisciplinary Team, when applicable.
Implements plan of care to provide safe, efficient quality care to
patients on a daily basis.
Implements plan of care for hospice patients with appropriate
end-of-life goals, with an emphasis on patient safety and
Evaluates care plan on an on-going basis, revising as necessary in
accordance with patients care needs.
Coordinates patient care with other Agency personnel and community
resources i.e. Community Health Nurse, Hospice Nurse, other
therapists, social workers, Home Health Aide services, physicians,
etc., in an appropriate and timely manner. Initiates and
participates in case conferences and Hospice Interdisciplinary Team
meeting as appropriate.
Organizes and prioritizes caseload needs on a daily basis to ensure
that patient care needs, and Agency productivity standards are
Keeps Rehab Coordinator informed in a timely manner regarding
weekly caseload and/or patient problems so that patient care and
staffing needs are consistently met.
Demonstrate an understanding of after hour procedures, and educate
patients to on-call/after hours coverage.
Prepares and keeps legible records current, on a daily basis,
providing all written information regarding service record, visit
and non-visit time, statistical sheets and reports to physicians
and other personnel, according to expected time frames
Develops written patient care goals and expected outcomes according
to individualized patient care plans, accurately reflecting
interventions, in collaboration with Health Care Team or Hospice
Interdisciplinary Team on an on-going basis.
Updates and submits written physician orders accurately, in a
timely manner according to established timeframes.
Collects and documents necessary financial and reimbursement
information for each patient and provides verbal and written
communication as required, to Agency personnel and other
Obtains prior authorization for services when indicated by calling
payers and requesting and/or providing verbal or written
confirmation, in a timely manner within respective established time
Teaches and demonstrates for the Home Health Aide with regard to
specific patient care responsibilities i.e. transfers, ambulating,
exercise programs, etc taking into account patient complexity and
Home Health Aide ability.
Teaches, demonstrates, orients, and supervises, Home Health Aides,
patient/ family members and other appropriate caregivers in the
care of the patient.
Education & Training: Masters Degree from an accredited Speech
License/Certification: Current Connecticut license to practice
Experience: One (1) years experience in a health care setting. Home
Health Care experience preferred.
Knowledge of principles and practices of Speech Pathology.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact
with patients, families, physicians and co-workers.
Ability to deal effectively with stress and to exercise independent
Valid motor vehicle operators license, reliable personal automobile
during business hours, and active automobile insurance coverage in
accordance with Agency policy.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Bridgeport , Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut
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