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Speech Language Pathologist, Per Diem

NYS Licensed Speech Language Pathologist for Rockland & Orange Counties, Per Diem

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

 

 

Job Duties:    

  •         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

              

Qualifications:

  •  Holds a current New York State license in speech pathology
  •  Commitment to the Hospice philosophy of care
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population and workforce in a personable and effective manner
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, internet and EMR

 

This position is per diem/as needed position and is not benefits eligible. 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at recruitment@unitedhospiceinc.org

 

 United Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer