Speech Language Pathologist – Omnia Home Care and Hospice – Las Vegas, NV

Omnia Home Care and Hospice is hiring for a Speech Language Pathologist for our Las Vegas location (Summer 2022), applicant would need to reside in Las Vegas/surrounding areas. Omnia Care is new to the Southern Nevada area and is expanding. Omnia Care is owned and operated by an experienced and successful Home Health and Hospice agency out of St. George, UT that has been in business since 2007.

The speech–language pathologist, contracted or employed, is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services for our home health and hospice patients. This position is compensated as a “per visit” rate.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Conducts appropriate evaluative procedures, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes goals and plan of care to improve patient’s function and participates in the development of the plan of care.
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care with the interdisciplinary group.
  • As appropriate, participates in interdisciplinary group, in services and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
  • Prepares and submits clinical and progress records per office policy or federal/state regulations.
  • Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.
  • Instructs patient and family/caregiver and other team members in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated.
  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services and swallowing assistive services.
  • Participates in peer consultation process and quality management. Participates in educating of hospice personnel.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • May supervise hospice aide in procedures directly related to the speech–language therapy.

Position Qualifications

  • Possesses a degree that includes an internship from an approved Master’s program in Speech–Language Pathology, or as required by applicable law and/or regulation. Meets personnel qualifications stated in §418.114(b)(4).
  • Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech–Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech–Language–Hearing Association (ASHA).
  • Is certified to practice Speech–Language Pathology.
  • A minimum of one (1) year’s clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathology.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current BLS certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Understands home health and hospice philosophies and the focus of patient care is comfort and maintenance of self in current residence.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: From $75.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Medical Specialty:

  • Home Health

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Per CMS guidelines, all employees are required to have received their full series of Covid-19 vaccinations. Employees are welcome to complete a religious accommodation or medical exemption, this will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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