Gentiva Health Services, Inc
Winston Salem, NC, United States
I believe that better care begins at home.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that’s what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation’s leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
As a Home Health Speech Language Pathologist
, you will:
Evaluate, direct and provide speech/language pathology service to patients in the home or facility
Participate in the development and periodic review of the Plan of Treatment and Plan of Care.
Utilize professional skills and judgment in assessing and treating disorders of speech, voice, language, hearing and swallowing to prevent, identify, evaluate and minimize the effects of such disorders and conditions.
Administer and interpret diagnostic tests and applications of therapeutic treatments including audio logic screening.
Observe, record and report changes in the patient's condition and response to treatment to supervisor and/or the physician.
Provide instruction and training to patients in use of alternative communication systems when appropriate.
Provide counsel and instruction to patients, families and healthcare staff.
Maintain and submit documentation as required by the Company and/or facility. Prepare and submit timely written reports of evaluations, visits, summaries, care plans, care coordination activities and progress reports as required by Company policy.
Participate in care coordination activities and discharge planning.
Gentiva Health Services, Inc
Website : http://www.gentiva.com
At Gentiva, our care is defined by our clinical expertise and the compassion we deliver every day – one patient at a time. The Gentiva family of companies has been bringing great healthcare home for 40 years. Our nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those we serve through the delivery of clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate care, while being recognized as the leader in home health, hospice and community care services. Each year, we provide home care services to more than 350,000 patients from more than 490 community locations nationwide. Our full range of clinical services includes: Skilled nursing Physical, occupational and speech-language therapy Cardiac and pulmonary care Neurorehabilitation Wound care Disease and pain management Medication management and education Patient education to promote self-management Treatment for balance problems that can lead to fall risks Hospice services, including help with physical, emotional and spiritual needs