SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (CCC-SLP or CF-SLP)

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Sparrow Home Care is hiring for a full-time Speech Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP or CFY eligible) to join our team!  

Position Location:
Lansing, MI

Employment Status: 
Full-Time, Benefit-Eligible (Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance), Matching 401k

Summary:
Sparrow Home Care is a non-profit, certified home care agency serving the Mid-Michigan region including residents of Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Ionia, and surrounding counties since 1984. As the leading home care organization in Mid-Michigan, we work within our Health System and Mary Free Bed to provide the best healthcare options and uninterrupted continuum of care for patients to transition back to their daily life.

General Purpose of Job:  

  • Evaluate patients, plan treatment programs and provide speech therapy interventions in order to maximize the value, potential, and satisfaction of our customers.

Essential Duties:

  • This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
  • Perform speech therapy patient evaluations.
  • Communicate with patient’s physician to determine plan of care and patient centered goals.
  • Communicate the treatment plan, treatment goals, and progress toward goals to the patient and/or caregivers.
  • Provide speech therapy interventions according to the established plan.
  • Instruct patients and/or caregivers in home programs.
  • Perform medical record documentation according to established criteria.
  • Communicate with other health care professionals, including patient referral sources, both verbally and in writing, according to established criteria.
  • Delegate and work with other Home Care Caregivers, various outpatient care facilities and interns according to established criteria.
  • Supervise the interventions provided by Rehab Aides, students, and interns.
  • Re-evaluate patients, modify treatment programs and patient centered goals as needed, and make recommendations to the physician as needed prior to the discharge.
  • Provide a discharge evaluation and summary of care to the physician and instructions to the patient.
  • Cooperate with support staff and other health system departments in order to maximize the efficiency of non-clinical services such as the registering, scheduling, and billing of our patients.
  • Seek ways to continually improve the value of our services and maximize our customers’ rehabilitation potential by actively participating in activities such as inservices, staff meetings, team meetings, continuing education courses, and patient conferences.
  • Maximize customer satisfaction by treating our customers with respect and responding to their needs in a prompt, friendly, and courteous manner.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited program.
  • CCC-SLP (Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech Language Pathology from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) -OR- Eligible for CFY-SLP (Clinical Fellowship Year).
  • BLS Certification issued by the American Heart Association upon hire.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Automobile Insurance.

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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https://sparrowhealthsystem.contacthr.com/129033991