Speech Language Pathologist Part Time/Per Visit | ChristianaCare HomeHealth
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR65038
Are you are an innovative Speech Language Pathologist who is dedicated to providing individualized excellent care? ChristianaCare HomeHealth is the place for you. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work with us: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8.
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We also provide tuition assistance for degreed programs, and for some Nursing programs we offer pre-pay. Our medical/dental/vision benefits are available to our caregivers on their first day of employment! And we offer two different mechanisms toward planning for your retirement, a 403(b) and a defined contribution plan. Finally we provide a tablet and leverage Matrix Care to document patient records.
ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking a Part Time/Per Visit Speech Language Pathologist. The successful candidate will support Sussex County area and could be the ideal opportunity for SLPs who work in environments such as acute rehab or within the school system. Commonly we treat patients with a variety of cognitive, swallowing and speech deficits related to diagnoses such as CVA, TBI, head/neck surgery, dementia, and other neuro disorders. This position will allow flexible scheduling, ability to treat great variety of patient diagnoses, and the opportunity to work with a strong team of professionals in a supportive learning environment.
As a Speech Language Pathologist you will:
Complete a target of at least 20 visits a month; these may be completed in the evenings and/or on weekends assuming patient willingness
Administer clinical procedures for analyzing and evaluating speech and language; cognitive communication disorders and dysphagia problems
Train patients and caregivers appropriate techniques in speech, language and swallowing, etc.
Requires 1 year of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist; appropriate licensure
Home care experience preferred
Proof of a valid driver's license and active auto insurance is required
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. Christiana Care includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with our outstanding, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care!
Working for Christiana Care offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.