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Sanford Health Home Health Speech Therapist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sioux Falls Home Health
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2710 W 12th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Administers speech and language evaluations, tests or examinations to diagnose and plan treatments for clients/patients with various speech problems and swallowing disorders. Assesses clients/patients with various speech, language, cognitive or swallowing problems and develops individualized treatment plans based on clinical diagnoses. Provides speech and language services to clients/patients; monitors disease progression and adjusts treatments accordingly. Instructs clients/patients in practicing speech and language therapeutic exercises; provides consultation for clients/patients working through speech and language treatment processes. Ensures all speech and language related standards, policies, protocols and quality requirements are met.

May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements. Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty provided to their clients/patients. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.

Exhibits flexibility with acceptance of variable work schedules/assignments. Participates in activities to promote the department, Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health. Will be interacting with individuals outside of the department including but not limited to: providers, case managers, third party payers, public organizations, etc. May be asked to supervise assistants, aides, and students as they provide patient care, treatment, or other services. Will be expected to provide ongoing education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise as determined by the department leadership. Performs other related duties as requested by manager.

Based on assigned area, work may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care and home health care environments when applicable.

Department Details

Sanford Home Health has a team of experienced, dedicated healthcare professionals to help you stay in your home and still receive expert medical care. Our focus is meeting the needs of our patients to promote healing.

Home health services are appropriate for:

Individuals who have recently been discharged from a hospital or skilled nursing facility and are recuperating, but not fully recovered.

People who require education about a recently diagnosed illness or medical condition.

Children born with a condition that requires regular monitoring.

People with chronic conditions that need frequent monitoring such as diabetes, kidney disease, stroke, or heart and lung disorders.

Since 1965, we have provided home health services to Sioux Falls, and are proud to continue to offer expert care. Sanford Home Health provides services in Sioux Falls, SD, Vermillion, S.D., Chamberlain, S.D., and Luverne, Minn.

This position is a PRN (as needed) role.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Speech Therapist.

Holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) or currently working on Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY).

When applicable, may require valid driver's license.

Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-19438
Featured: No

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