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Speech Therapist Per Diem – Waterview Villa Rehabilitation and Health Care Center – East Providence, RI

Speech Therapist, Per Diem

Come Join our Team!

Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest managers of skilled nursing facilities.

Waterview Villa of Rhode Island is currently hiring a Per Diem Speech Therapist in the East Providence area. This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY to join a growing, dynamic home health company dedicated to providing quality patient care throughout the continuum.

Position Requirements:

  • The speech pathologist is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association, is certified by the association and is eligible for membership
  • A Master’s degree in speech pathology or its equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of supervised work experience with adult patients
  • Licensed, registered, or certified by the State in which the speech pathologist resides or practices
  • Has car with insurance and valid drivers license
  • Has two years of home care experience preferred not necessary.


  • Provides treatment as ordered by the attending physician
  • Evaluates patient’s speech and language abilities and detects, assesses, and evaluates the patient’s level of function
  • Plans and provides rehabilitation services for speech and language disorders
  • Assists in developing and updating the plan of treatment
  • Observes, reports and records type of treatment and patient’s response to it; reports progress and/or regression to the physician and the company
  • Submits to the physician and the company written reports of the patient’s progress at the designated intervals of every thirty (30) days and at discharge using the appropriate forms.
  • Utilizes community resources and company personnel by proper referral
  • Selects and administers diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and material for patient evaluation and treatment purposed
  • Instructs, teaches, supervises and counsels other health team personnel and family members in methods of assisting the patient in improving, correcting, and/or accepting his or her disabilities
  • Instructs, teaches, and supervises the family in the patient’s total speech therapy program
  • Attends paramedical service meetings and combined paramedical and nursing service meetings
  • Participates in in-service education and Interdisciplinary Team Meetings as required
  • Evaluates the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations,
  • Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as assigned

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $45.00 – $55.00 per hour

Medical Specialty:

  • Home Health


  • Master’s (Preferred)


  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in SLP (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • On the road

Work Remotely:

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $45.00 – $55.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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