Providence Health & Services Speech Therapist - Home Health in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a Speech Therapist for Home Care (Per diem/ Day shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.
In this position you will:
- Provides home health Speech Therapy within the SpeechTherapy Professional Scope of Practice, to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury; assist the patient in reaching maximum ability within the limits of his/her capabilities and the disease process.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current California Speech Therapy license.
Degree in Speech Therapy from an approved program according to Medicare guidelines.
Two years experience in acute care, rehabilitation, or home care.
Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position as defined on the RU-91 form.
Requires the ability to fluently speak, read, write and understand the English language.
Requires a valid driver’s license with no excessive violations or accidents.
Requires maintaining the minimum state requirements for auto insurance.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Previous home care experience
About the Ministry you will serve:
As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.
Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.
As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Speech Therapy
Req ID: 196182