Nov 29, 2021

Speech Language Pathologist - Home Health Direct

  • Providence
  • Mission Viejo, CA, USA
Speech Therapy

Job Description

We are looking for a Speech Language Pathologist for the Home Health Direct Department at SJH Home Health Network.

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

The practice of speech-language pathology shall include assessment, treatment, planning, implementation, education, communication and demonstration of techniques addressing speech-language, cognitive and swallowing disorders to meet the needs of patients and their families. Requires minimum supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes all assessments/evaluations, including comprehensive assessment of speech-language, cognitive and swallowing deficits at specific time-points as defined by regulation and agency policy, accurately and timely. May complete OASIS if indicated.
  • Develops a plan of care in collaboration with the patient, family/caregiver and physician orders including frequency and duration of speech pathology visits, specific interventions, appropriate goals, other disciplines needed and discharge plan.
  • Documents the assessments/evaluations and plan of care in the HER, documents and synchronizes by 10:00 AM the following day.
  • Performs and documents speech pathology interventions including patient education according to the plan of care and adapts these as patients’ needs change.
  • Practices infection control and universal precautions for self and others in patient care activities.
  • Advocate for quality patient outcomes communicating with authorization nurses and community resource agencies timely.
  • Participates in patient care conferences, and team meetings as indicated.
  • Maintains patient rights and dignity.
  • Meets productivity standards for the organization.


  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to prioritize and critically think.
  • Understanding of computer software and can easily adapt to computer programs.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.
  • Time management.
  • Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations; participates as a team player to support the team and Agency needs.
  • Demonstrates Values based customer service skills.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement


  • California licensure by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology board.
  • Basic Life Support certification.
  • California driver's license.
  • Proof of current auto liability insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:


  • 1 year clinical experience as a Speech Pathologist.
  • Home Health experience as a Speech Pathologist.

Providence Home Care is a trusted leader in home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy, helping clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire receive the quality care they need in the comfort of their home. We are guided by our core values of compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity in everything we do, and dedicated to restoring the health and well-being of clients and families at all stages of life's journey.

Providence Home Care provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence Home Care complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: SJH Home Health Network

Category: Speech Therapy

Req ID: R333759