BrightSpring Health Services


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CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health
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CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health


The speech–language pathologist, contracted or employed, is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services and for adherence to all conditions in the Service Agreement.


  • Conducts appropriate evaluative procedures, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes goals and plan of care to improve patient's function and participates in the development of the plan of care.
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique
    and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care with the interdisciplinary group.
  • As appropriate, participates in interdisciplinary group, inservices and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and compre­hensive care.
  • Prepares and submits clinical and progress records per office policy or federal/state regulations.
  • Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.
  • Instructs patient and family/caregiver and other team members ­in the patient's treatment regime as indicated.
  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services and swallowing assistive services.
  • Participates in peer consultation process and quality management. Participates in orientation for hospice personnel.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • May supervise hospice aide in procedures directly related to the speech–language therapy.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.


  • Possesses a degree that includes an internship from an approved masters program in Speech–Language Pathol­ogy, or as required by applicable law and/or regulation. 
  • Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certif­icate of Clinical Competence in Speech–Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech–Language–Hearing Associa­tion (ASHA).
  • Is certified to practice Speech–Language Pathology.
  • A minimum of one (1) year's clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathology.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Understands hospice philosophy and focus of patient care is comfort and maintenance of self in current residence.


About our Line of Business

At CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health, our primary ambition is to bring first-class care to the warmest and most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice and home health services, thoughtfully tailored to the individual needs of patients and families. As part of the BrightSpring Health Services family of brands, CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health is grounded in a foundational commitment to providing exceptional patient care and championing our agency leadership and teams. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the health care industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. For more information about CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health, please visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.


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