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Home Health/ Speech Therapist

Company: Humana Inc.
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health firstOur Speech Therapist will perform patient assessments, develop individual treatment plans, liaising with teachers, family members, and other healthcare professionals, administering therapy and monitoring progress, and ensuring patients and their families are informed of new treatments and therapy techniqueSpeech Therapists are tasked with assessing, diagnosing, screening, and preventing language, speech, and swallowing disorders. Communicating with the patient, and liaising with their family members, physicians, and teachers to design effective treatment plans. Using tried and tested therapies in combination with new, innovative techniques to provide the best care. Keeping up to date with advancements in the field by attending conferences, conducting research, and expanding professional and academic networks. Educating patients and their families on speech disorders and available therapies. Taking detailed notes on patient history and progress. Providing mentoring and workshops to speech therapy students.Evaluating patient progress and implementing changes to therapy programs as required.Other DutiesParticipating in patient care conferences to discuss the need for the involvement of other members of the health team. Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner to assure compliance with agency policy. Demonstrate commitment and professional growth by participating in in-service programs and maintaining/improving competency. Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient's right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is in the best interest of the patient. Maintain your required licenses, certifications, and mandatory skill updates. Comply with all policies, local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Provide other duties of healthcare team members as assigned.Use your skills to make an impactRegulatory RequirementsMaster's degree in speech therapy or speech-language pathology.Relevant license and certification.Minimum of (1) one-year current experience in health care community. Home health experience preferred.Experience with certain disorders and age groups may be required.Sound understanding of speech-related disorders and treatments.Familiarity with database management software.Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.Excellent relationship-building skills.Resourcefulness and strong problem-solving skills.Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.Physical Requirements:Ability to participate in physical activity.Ability to work for an extended period while standing and being involved in physical activity.Heavy lifting.Ability to do extensive bending, lifting, and standing on a regular basis.Language Skills:Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.Additional languages preferred.Scheduled Weekly Hours40About usAbout onehome: onehome coordinates a full range of post-acute care ranging from home health, infusion therapy and durable medical equipment services at patients' homes. onehome's patient focused model creates one integrated point of accountability that coordinates with physicians, hospitals and health plans serving more than one million health plan members nationwide. onehome was acquired by Humana in 2021 to advance value-based care. Our culture is inclusive, diverse, and above all, caring. It is important to us that our employees are engaged, supported and fairly treated. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to ensure the health and financial well-being of you and your family.About Humana: Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first - for our teammates, our customers, and our company. Through our Humana insurance services, and our CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health - delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.Equal Opportunity EmployerIt is the policy of ?Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of ?Humana?to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Keywords: Humana Inc., Boca Raton , Home Health/ Speech Therapist, Healthcare , Boca Raton, Florida

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