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Speech Therapist

Natick Walpole Visiting Nurse - Walpole, MA

Natick Walpole VNA is seeking a Speech Therapist to work in the home care setting. Flexible schedule and competitive salary!

Duties will include:

  • Assumes accountability for own professional practice in achieving patient outcomes

  • Accurately, promptly and thoroughly documents patient care observations, interventions and evaluations, meeting agency parameters.

  • Identifies primary diagnosis, reasons for home care, and problems based on assessment, which includes patient demonstration of functional status; then develops a plan of care that will best meet patient outcomes

  • Responsible for initiating, evaluating and updating the patient plan of care to achieve desired outcomes

  • Provides patient education; makes appropriate referrals based on identified patient needs that will maximize independence and patient/family participation 

  • Collaborates with the physician and other members of the health care team to ensure care is safe, effective and coordinated

  • Provides comprehensive home evaluations with recommendations

 

Requirements:

  • Current licensure from the Board of Allied Health in the State of Massachusetts

  • Current valid driver’s license

  • Graduate of an accredited college of Speech Therapy

  • Must have demonstrated competence in community health or clinical patient care setting, providing direct patient care with patients for a minimum of two years. 

 

Work Environment:

  • Must demonstrate ability to work in team oriented environment. 

  • Ability to work independently in the home care setting.