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Senior Living Speech Language Pathologist

Health at Home Therapy-New Jersey, LLC

This is a Part-time position in Florence, NJ posted May 25, 2023.

Company Overview:

We are hiring for a Senior Living Speech Language Pathologist.


Weekday Daytime Availability Needed to Cover Brookdale Echelon Lake & Brookdale Westampton Assisted Living Facilities. No minimum PRN requirement, weekends optional, & no holidays.


At Health at Home Therapy a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people.  


​We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you!​ 

  • employee wellness programs
  • flexibility for true work-life balance 
  • holidays & paid time off 
  • continuing education & career growth opportunities
  • company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals 

​Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today! 

Essential Functions:

  • Initiates and completes an initial evaluation in a timely manner.
  • Evaluates the patient to determine rehab potential, identify needs, establishes an individualized treatment plan of care and set goals for each patient.
  • Sets initial STG’s and LTG’s.
  • Collaborates with patient and family in goal setting and achievement.
  • Schedules patient for appropriate time for therapy.
  • Identifies patient and family education needs.
  • Utilizes equipment in a proper and safe manner, maintains equipment inspection, maintenance, and cleaning logs, and reports broken or faulty equipment.
  • Follows medical regimen developed for the patient, is aware of and adheres to precautions if applicable (THR, TKR, Cardiac, Wound, etc.).
  • Utilizes safe treatment techniques to include compensatory methods for swallowing and communication.
  • Utilizes treatment approaches according to established SLP protocols and policies.
  • Selects proper diagnostic materials to assess all aspects of communication and/or swallowing function.
  • Utilizes alternatives or other innovative approaches as indicated.
  • Interprets tests correctly. Makes accurate assessments after considering pertinent information, consults with supervisor of therapy or peers as needed.
  • Documents every patient visit on the appropriate visit note in the EMR.
  • Documents units of treatment for each visit in the EMR.
  • Completes D/C summary for each patient on their final visit to outpatient ST.
  • Completes appropriate discharge planning in the following areas: Ensures patient awareness of needed equipment, and makes plans to secure it. Designs a home exercise program to address all pre-existing problems. Makes all appropriate referrals at D/C. Provides discharge instructions to patient and family as clinically appropriate.
  • Serves as a member of the Performance Improvement team.
  • Collects data monthly in regard to functional improvement and other areas as indicated to assist in outcome measurement.
  • Actively participates in department team meetings
  • Conducts in services for other staff members as needed or identified
  • Participates in weekend and holiday rotation as needed.
  • Participates in student supervision as indicated.

Education & Experience:

    • Formal Education: Master’s Degree
    • Experience: Less than 6 months
    • License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
    • Master’s degree from a program satisfying the American Speech-Language/Hearing Association’s academic and practicum requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC).
    • ASHA certification in Speech/Language Pathology or in the process of completing a Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY).
    • CPR certification and all other certifications and documents as required by LHC Group policy.
    • Current state license in Speech/Language Pathology or provisional license in CFY.


  • LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.  


    Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions. 


    Health at Home Therapy a part of LHC Group– the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: “It’s all about helping people.”