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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Newport News, Virginia

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Newport News, Virginia For over 100 years, at Riverside Health System, we have made it our mission to care for others as we would care for those we love. New Graduates welcome! A staff Speech/Language Pathologist is required to be flexible with daily scheduling and may be required to work various patient care settings. A staff Speech/Language Pathologist is supervised by the Home Care Therapy Manager. Following appropriate practice the Speech/Language Pathologist evaluates plans and implements individual patient care educating counseling patients documents progress and participates in planning and discharging according to the department policies and procedures. This position may also perform other assigned duties. A staff Speech/Language Pathologist must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age goal and diagnosis appropriate care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development throughout the life span be able to assess patients' needs and status by analyzing evaluated data and be able to interpret information to identify age-specific needs and provide appropriate care accordingly per patient care setting. This position must also be able to follow and adhere to the practices described in the Department Policy and Procedure Manual. Participates in facility meetings departmental meetings in-services educational programs and other meetings as required to include solutions and engagement with resolution processes. Speech/Language pathology duties include: initial and ongoing assessments to identify the clients level of functioning and ability to communicate including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points; developing the plan of care in consultation with the physician and other interdisciplinary care team members and revising it as appropriate; preparing clinical and progress notes; consultation and coordination of services with other interdisciplinary team members; evaluating the effectiveness and outcomes of care; planning for patient discharge; and participation in inservices and case conferences. Demonstrates consistent fiscal accountability by providing recommendations and participates in supply utilization changes that support cost containment. Team member participates and provides feedback in new equipment/product evaluations; identifies and recommends solutions for cost savings and waste reduction. Riverside Home Care provides the trained staff and complete array of specialized services to help you maintain your safety and independence, and we do it in the comfort of your very own home. Riverside Home Care offers home health, usually provided to individuals recovering from an illness, surgery or hospital stay, and short- or long-term in-home private care for assistance with everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning. Qualifications Education * Masters Degree, Speech Language Pathology (Required) Experience * 1-3 years Recent relevant experience (Preferred) Licenses and Certifications * Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) (Required) * CPR/BLS Certification - American Heart Association/American Red Cross/American Safety and Health Institute (AHA/ARC) (Required) * Driver's License and acceptable driving record (Required). Must also have reliable transportation to drive to patients homes each day. * Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) (Required) #ZA As a Riverside Health System team member, our benefits have you covered: Health & Wellness: * Medical Plan Options * Vision and Dental plans (including orthodontic care) * Wellness & fitness center discounts * Onsite pharmacy and delivery options * Riverside Health System services discount * Flexible spending and savings accounts * Healthy lifestyle incentives Peace of Mind: * Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance * Short Term Disability * Whole Life Insurance * Critical Illness Insurance * Accident Insurance * Legal Insurance * Pet Insurance Financial Support: * CEUs (MedBridge Education) * 403(b) Savings Plan (Immediate Matching) * Specialty Certification Financial Assistance * Company Wide Bonus Program * Employee Help Fund Work-Life Balance: * Paid Time Off (full- and part-time team members) * Extended illness bank * membership * Employee Assistance Program * Adoption Assistance * Area retail discounts * Community involvement opportunities