Pinnacle Home Care, Inc.

  • Speech Therapist- Port Charlotte, FL (PRN)

    Job Locations US-FL-Fort Myers
    Job ID
    2018-1284
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(12/11/2018 8:36 PM)
    Category
    Speech Therapist (PRN)
  • Overview

    Our Mission at Pinnacle Home Care is Changing lives through the art of the experience.

     

    We are seeking a Speech Theapist to join our Port Charlotte, FL Team.   Pinnacle Home Care is a full service Medicare Certified and Florida Licensed Home Health Company locally owned and operated by home health professionals who are passionate about delivering exceptional, quality care to the communities that we serve.

     

    We take pride in our home health care professionals who are devoted to fulfilling the levels of service that we uphold.  Human service can never be successful without dedication, just as dedication cannot be realized without passion.  We hold true to what we say, and take action to our mission.  We are not just another home health care agency.

    Responsibilities

    Duties:

    • Reports directly to the Nurse Supervisor.
    • Is responsible for own actions and for seeking/acquiring sufficient information necessary to function effectively in the assigned health setting.
    • Maintains current Speech Therapy skills through attendance of continuing education programs and in-service classes.
    • Is proficient in assessment of patient needs: plans, implements, documents, and evaluates therapy care of each assigned patient.
    • Provides continuity of care by charting and reporting accurately and legibly on all assigned patients.
    • Performs all routine Speech Therapy duties required to provide for the emotional, spiritual, and physical wellness and safety of the patient.
    • Notifies the agency and the physician of acute changes in the patient’s condition, obtains orders and updates care plan as necessary.     
    • Maintains patient confidentiality.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

     

    Graduate of an accredited Speech Therapy program or equivalent education. Meets all qualifications as stated within the state practice act. Must have a minimum of one-year experience in an acute care agency, and must have at least (2) satisfactory references from previous employers, one of which must verify Speech Therapy employment. Must possess and maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  Must display good emotional health and be able to physically tolerate much standing, stooping and bending; must meet all agency regulations.  Must be self-directed and able to work with little supervision and have good observational, judgment and communication skills.

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