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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Speech Language Pathologist - ST in South San Francisco, California

Salary: $70 - $75 / hour

The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for the implementation of speech/language pathology services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs assessment(s) of patient’s communication, oral-motor integrity, cognitive status, memory and problem-solving abilities, hearing and speech fluency and quality

  • Assesses home environment (as appropriate) and identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function

  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care in coordination with the physician to address speech, language, hearing and other functional disorders

  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic techniques and/or equipment

  • Instructs patient, caregiver, and other members of the health team regarding their roles in speech therapy

  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated

  • Recommends hearing tests by audiologist as necessary

  • Prepares and submits clinical progress summary notes based on the attainment of goals

  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver, and other 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

  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services, and refers as appropriate

  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practices, and maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology

  • Must hold a degree from an accredited school of Speech-Language Pathology?

  • Current licensure or certification as a Speech Language Pathologist in the state of assignment?

  • One year of prior professional Speech Language Pathology experience preferred?

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Maxim’s Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.