United Hospice is a community-based, not-for-profit hospice, that provides care and support to thousands of your neighbors, colleagues and friends in Rockland and Orange County, New York.
United Hospice envisions a community in which all individuals and their loved ones facing serious illness retain their dignity and hope while receiving the best care and support that hospice has to offer. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:
Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Location: Rockland & Orange Counties
Schedule: Per Diem, as needed
May Require Weekend Work as Needed
Conducts initial assessment and evaluation of patient’s level of functioning relating to speech, language and swallowing ability: follow-up visits as needed per MD order
Identifies problems and develops therapy care plan according to patient’s needs with adjustments to care plan as appropriate
Reviews care plan with IDT; participates in IDT meeting as possible
Directs and assists patients and families on interventions for swallowing, speech and communication needs; evaluate family’s ability to assist patient
Participates QAPI program and hospice sponsored in-service training
Observes records, reports to family, nursing , physician and other IDT members about patient’s response to treatments and any changes in patient’s status
Accepts other responsibilities as assigned
Ability to provide direct care according to the established patient plan of care and delegate to others
Incorporates organization’s commitment to customer service and continuous quality improvement into daily work habits
This position is per diem/as needed position and is not benefits eligible.