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Speech Therapist/PRN - Home Health

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

Recover Health is now a part of the Aveanna Healthcare family of companies.


Position Overview

The Speech Therapist (ST) must be client-focused, have a passion for patient outcomes, and have the skill of motivating and influencing employees. The Speech Therapist works under the supervision of the Therapy Manager to develop and implement care plans for their clients that coordinate the clients' home care services and follow physicians' orders. The Speech Therapist ensures that services are delivered according to licensing guidelines, professional medical standards, and agency policies and procedures.

Speech Therapist

Hours: PRN - a few visits per week

Serving West Des Moines and the surrounding area

Why Join our Team?

A Speech Therapist career with Aveanna in the home health setting offers schedule flexibility, one-on-one care and the opportunity to make a real difference. We bring patients the care and support they need to live independently and safely in their place of residence, where they want to be.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Assess and develop a program for therapies that meet individual client needs
  • Implement the client's therapy plan
  • Coordinate therapy modifications to the client's plan of care with the Clinical Manager and client's physician
  • Work with the Branch Manager and Clinical Manager to formulate or modify agency policies, procedures, and practices as needed
  • Ensure effective coordination of client services through timely completion of required documentation and transfer of pertinent medical data to the client’s physician, Clinical Manager, and other caregivers
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive client medical data
  • Instruct clients, family members, and primary caregivers as needed to ensure the maintenance of or acquisition of optimal functioning level for each client
  • Investigate and take appropriate actions on client or employee concerns and complaints Routinely review pertinent client medical data to determine the effectiveness of therapy services in reaching maximum rehab potential

Aveanna Healthcare Offers:

  • 401(k) with match
  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits for employees at 30+ hours
  • Tuition Discounts and Reimbursement
  • PTO, Sick Time, and Paid Holidays


  • Degree in Speech Therapy from an accredited university/program.
  • Current, unrestricted state license as an Speech Therapy (ST) in the state of practice
  • Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with policies and procedures


  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management
  • Proven relationship-builder
  • Experience in Home Health Therapy and completion of OASIS documentation

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna 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, Aveanna 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.


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Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, West Des Moines , Speech Therapist/PRN - Home Health, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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