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We are currently seeking a PRN Speech Therapist (SLP) to join our growing Joplin team!


The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) provides skilled therapy services to clients in their homes to promote the client’s plan of care. These services are performed in accordance with the physicians’ orders and in collaboration with other Haven Home Health therapists, nurses, and clinicians.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Makes the initial evaluation visit in cases where the physician has ordered speech therapy services only.
  • Conducts comprehensive OASIS initial assessments including physical, emotional, and mental needs.
  • Determines eligibility for services related to homebound status and need for skilled services.
  • Develops and implements an individualized plan of care related to SLP in consultation with the client’s physician and other agency personnel as appropriate.
  • Regularly re-evaluates the client’s SLP needs and revises the plan of care as necessary.
  • Provides direct SLP care procedures to clients.
  • Furnishes services requiring substantial and specialized SLP skill.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative SLP procedures.
  • Teaches clients, family members, and/or significant others health care self-management skills, accurately assess clients’ functional, physical, and emotional status, and performs services in compliance with physician orders.
  • Counsels the client and family in meeting SLP and related needs.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
  • Participates in team meetings/care conferences and communicates with other clinicians involved in care.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes, coordinates services, informs primary physician of changes in the client’s condition and needs when necessary.
  • Participate in clinical outcomes monitoring, follow up, and agency performance improvement initiatives.



Preferred Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Current Missouri SLP license in good standing.
  • Minimum of one year experience as a SLP within the last three years.
  • Recent home health experience in the past year.
  • Previous OASIS experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills with multidisciplinary team of clinicians, clerical staff, and management
  • Flexibility in work schedule to accommodate client needs, including new admissions.
  • Strong clinical judgment, assessment, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Proficient in computer skills and technology to complete documentation of clinical record.
  • Must have dependable transportation and a current driver’s license.
  • May work weekends and holidays as needed.




Haven Home Health, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, protected genetic information, sex, parental status, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or Veteran status.

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