Speech Therapist (PRN)
at 3HC

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Description

Location: Clinton, NC (Servicing Clinton & Cumberland counties)

3HC’s Mission: To set and surpass Standards of Community based care to provide the right care, at the right place, at the right time throughout life’s journey.

3HC’s Vision: To enhance the lives of families in the communities we serve through innovative care delivered by an inspired team.

3HC’s Core Values: Compassion – provide genuine empathy, honesty, openness; Innovation – create customer solutions through transformative initiatives; and Excellence – maintain accountability to the highest standards through innovation.

3HC is the place to be! At 3HC we consider our employees to be a part of our family. We are committed to supporting the success of our employees and strive to show our appreciation for the value they bring to our company. We provide Home Health care, Hospice care, and Home care in 22 counties from the Triangle to the coast and have been in business for nearly 40 years. Serving over 15,000 patients each year, 3HC is proud to be recognized as one of the Top 100 providers in the nation!

We are seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our growing family and are looking to fill positions quickly. We have an open ST position in your area. Apply to today! Visit www.3HC.org/contact/careers to learn more!

Benefits and Perks:
*Competitive Compensation
*Paid Training
*Paid Leave for Vacations, Sick Days, and Holidays
*Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
*Paid Volunteer Time Off
*Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
*Matching 401k
*Flexible Spending Accounts
*Tuition Reimbursement
*Wellness Program
*Travel Reimbursement
*Flexible Schedule Options
*Life Insurance
*Service Awards
*Employee Appreciation Event
*Notary Public
*Free Flu & Hepatitis B Vaccines
*Free Annual TB Screenings
*Family Atmosphere
*Supportive Directors
*Free Coffee


1. Provides evaluation of patients with speech and communication disorders when referred by Agency staff and/or patient’s physician according to Agency policies. Develops and revises a plan of treatment/care in collaboration & consultation with the physician, IDG member, and healthcare team and revising it as appropriate. Consults and coordinates services with other disciplines and plans discharge, as appropriate.

2. Determines and recommends the best functional communication system for use by the patient in his/her unique activities of daily living and recommends inter and intra-agency referrals, documenting via the plan of treatment and the patient care plan. Provides treatment according to plan of care.

3. Ensures ongoing assessment, evaluation and documentation of patient's level of functioning and hearing in response to therapy.

4. Tests and recommends mechanisms, which focus on interventions as alternative methods of communication/speech and swallowing exercises to help with nutrition.

5. Plans, implements, and teaches patients and family members to provide for continuous rehabilitative and habilitative services for speech and communication disorders after the patient is discharged under Medicare and other insurance reimbursements guidelines.

6. Assesses, reports, and records patient’s status, progress and changes in the client's needs to the physician, health care team and other appropriate personnel.

7. Ensures initial and ongoing assessments to identify the client's level of functioning and ability to communicate, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points.

8. Educates, consults and teaches other agency personnel, family members, designated facilitators, and other organizational personnel in methods of assisting the patients according to a plan of treatment.

9. Evaluates the effectiveness and outcomes of care and identifies barriers to desired outcome. Set goals based on the needs of the patient/family.

10. Participates in continuing education programs to share and stimulate the health care team in speech therapy involvement, in team conferences for certification and recertification of plans of treatment. Maintains current healthcare information per McKesson.

11. Displays a high degree of courtesy, tact, and knowledge of services provided by the agency in all contact with staff, patients, and visitors.


Job Requirements

Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology.
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology or in CFY.
Speech Pathologist currently or temporarily licensed to practice speech pathology in North Carolina.
Maintain current CPR certification (BCLS).

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Clinton, NC
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/17/2019

About Us

3HC-Home Health & Hospice Care, Inc., is a leading local home health, hospice, and private duty provider serving eastern North Carolina. As a private, not-for-profit agency, our investors are the communities we serve. Profits that are generated are reinvested in new programs and facilities to better serve our patients. Our philosophy remains to provide care to those in need.3HC is Medicare and Medicaid certified, and is recognized as a preferred provider with several managed care plans.

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