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Speech Language Pathologist Assistant - Sign on Bonus - Waco TX

Company: Care Options for Kids
Location: Waco
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Sign on bonus up to $2,500 Care Options for Kids is a pediatric home health agency built on the values of Integrity, Caring, Compassion, Commitment and Excellence. We have created a strong and purposeful culture for our employees that we extend outward to our patients, their families, and our care partners in the community. Highlighting our culture, 94% of our staff recommend COFK as a great place to work. With our mentoring, growth opportunities, clinical research, and wonderful benefits, and more, we---re confident you---ll love being a part of the COFK family. We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic therapists who are interested in being part of therapy team backed and supported by a strong and thriving company. Position Summary: The position of a Speech Language Pathologist --- Assistant provides coordinated speech therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Speech Language Pathologist. Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to: Administers the speech therapy treatment plan as developed by the Speech Language Pathologist Applies concepts of infection control standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes. Must meet mandatory continuing education requirements. Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third-party payers, through education, coaching and other assistance necessary. Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency. Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care. Experience/Requirements: Pediatric focus and home health experience preferred. Excellent organization skills and attention to detail. Self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize time and meet deadlines. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and information. Knowledge of therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Excellent communication --- verbal and written, and interpersonal skills. Responsive to requests. Reliable transportation, valid driver---s license and current auto liability insurance. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Bachelor---s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from an accredited school Current Texas State License to practice Speech Therapy Physical and Sensory Essential Functions : Requires prolonged standing and walking, some bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching and/or heavy lifting. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone and other equipment. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized psychosocial needs. Working Conditions : This job operates in an office, clinic and/or patients--- home with various conditions. Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases with varying exposure to noise. Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile required. Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally. Some exposure to unpleasant weather. Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Used : Typical office equipment including Microsoft Office Suite and KanTime

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