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Performs a thorough patient assessment upon admission to the HC agency per policy and procedure. Performs and documents pertinent evaluation results, including patient and/or family interview, observation, objective measurements, systems review and interpretation of findings, within time-frames consistent with care setting or department policy. Assesses and incorporates methods to address individual's physical, cognitive, learning needs, socioeconomic and psycho-social limitations. Assessment included pain issues as appropriate. Chooses appropriate evaluation tools that are consistent with patient diagnosis, history, and subjective complaints. Identifies patient impairments, develops functional problem list and incorporates into functional goals related to discharge setting and patient goals. Assesses and identifies discharge planning needs with consideration of patient's medical, psychological, behavioral and socioeconomic status as well as anticipated therapeutic outcome(s). Discusses evaluation results with patient/caregiver and appropriate healthcare team members and responds to questions appropriately. Progress towards all goals is consistently assessed, revised and documented per department policy. Develops accurate therapy diagnosis using the scientific method (hypothesis, testing, conclusion). Performs differential diagnoses when indicated. Identifies signs and symptoms that substantially impact treatments and outcomes and takes appropriate action. Refers patient to appropriate practitioner if the diagnosis is outside scope of expertise. Sets measurable and realistic short and/or long-term goals based on patient's medical status, anticipated therapeutic outcome(s), discharge plans and patient/family input. Determines appropriate interventions necessary to reach goals and outcomes. Utilizes outcome measurement tools as per established guidelines.
Completes patient charges accurately and timely. Follows established documentation policies and guidelines. Uses acceptable grammar, correct spelling and approved medical terminology and abbreviations according to department and AAMC policies. Documents pertinent background information, prior level of functioning, treatment goals, results, prognosis and specific recommendations (may include the need for further assessment, follow up or referral). When treatment is recommended, provides information concerning the frequency, estimate of duration and type of service required. Uses appropriate forms and recognizes situations when additional documentation is indicated to satisfy third party payors and other regulatory bodies. Does not use unapproved abbreviations. Alert to payor limitations and makes appropriate adjustments to plan of care. Ensures that documentation is clear, concise and legible, easily allowing therapists to follow plan of care, and is submitted within the established timeframe. Current written physician prescriptions are always present in the medical record; covering the time period of services rendered and accurately reflecting the treatment procedures administered. Documents evaluation, treatment and response to the plan of care in an accurate, complete, clear and timely manner. Completes a discharge summary on every patient according to policy and procedure upon discontinuation of services rendered. Routes copies of notes and forwards completed charts thru established channels within 48 hours of completion of notes/chart as per policy and procedure. Always completes all required insurance documentation within ten days from time of request as per policy and procedure. Daily Itineraries are completed for each day worked. Logs are accurate, neat, and legible. Visit notes are attached for all visits completed. Admission and discharge codes are completed accurately and promptly. Itineraries are submitted to office at least once a week, according to policy. Speech Therapy notes are completed for each skilled visit. Progress toward goals is documented on every note. Physician orders are completed accurately, and are routed to supervisor for review. Documents appropriate notification of the physician. All admission documentation is completed and submitted to the office within 48 hours of admission, preferably the next day. Documentation in patient chart reflects the making of appropriate community referrals. Documentation in patient chart reflects regularly updates to supervisor of patient's status. Team conferences are documented on all new patients and include documentation/communication from other disciplines. Discharge paperwork is completed and submitted to office per policy and procedure.
Minimum License Requirement Current licensure as a Speech Therapist in good standing for the State of South Carolina. Current BLS Certification prior to delivering patient care. Must have a valid South Carolina driver's license, reliable transportation, proof of valid automobile liability insurance and must maintain a driving record that is insurable under AAMC's auto insurance policy.
Internal Number: 0001
About Health Related Home Care
Welcome to Health Related Home Care
Join our growing healthcare team ! Our goal is to “Always” provide patients with excellent care, and we strive to do this with every visit.
Sometimes the road to success leads you right back home. We at Health Related Home Care can assist you with your next career choice caring for patients in their home ,in your community.
We are a nationally Accredited Home Health Agency with 5 Start patient Satisfaction rating per CMS.
Since many aspects of our services may be new to you, we encourage you to reach out to us at our office and talk with our Abbeville Branch Director Kelley Calvert 864-366-9151.