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The Speech-Language Pathologist contracted or employed through the Agency is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services and for adherence to all conditions in the Personnel Services Agreement.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), and identifies equipment needs relative to speech language function
  • Identifies functional speech and cognitive defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient’s function
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic techniques and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices /aides as indicated
  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care
  • As appropriate, participates in case conferences, in-services and other meetings required ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care
  • Prepares and submits notes per organization policy
  • Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate
  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Agency health care personnel in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated
  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services

 

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in speech & language pathology
  • Active unrestricted State of Nevada license to practice as a Speech - Language Pathologist
  • Current CPR certification or willing to obtain prior to start date in position
  • 2+ years clinical experience in speech - language pathology
  • Basic Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competency
  • Home health experience

Nevada Residents Only: The hourly range for Nevada residents is $32.60 to $63.99 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

 

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.    

 

 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment 

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