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Ohio Living Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice - Greater Columbus in Columbus, Ohio

The Speech Therapist performs speech therapy evaluations and treatments as ordered by qualified physicians in accordance with company standards and federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Expectation and Care Management

  • Initiates contact with physician for orders and treatment plan formulation and revision as the patient’s condition requires.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of the patient OASIS assessments, evaluations, and discharge OASIS documentation.

  • Performs therapy treatments as prescribed by the physician, evaluating and treating patients by applying appropriate speech and cognitive therapy techniques and exercises in patient’s home environment.

  • Recommends modifications or changes in the patient’s Plan of Care based on evaluation of their progress toward the patient goals.

  • Educate, instructs, and recommends patient, family members and other health team members of the proper techniques for exercise program, precautions and self care activities to assure safety for caregivers and the patient.

  • Participates in the interdisciplinary team meeting by exchanging team information on the progress and discharge plan in order to provide the highest level of continuity of care for the patient.

  • Communicates with patient, family members, patient’s advocate(s), caregivers and physicians on progress and discharge plan on a regular basis.

  • Conducts home visits to implement the patient’s Plan of Care in use of therapeutic and self care activities for the purpose of improving function and safety in order to allow the patient to return home at their highest level of function and independence.

  • Participates in discharge planning by exchanging information with staff members, family members and physician to promote continuity of patient care, in accordance with corporate policies, federal, state and local guidelines.

  • Ensures that all work areas, treatment areas and equipment are maintained in a clean, sanitary and safe manner.

Administration and Reporting

  • Maintains current and accurate patient records through the use of electronic medical record documentation, in accordance with company standards and federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.

Quality, Compliance, and Risk Management

  • Maintains compliance with all standards, regulations and rules pertinent to services provided.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of patient information and honors the patient’s personal and property rights.

All other duties as assigned.


  • Masters degree in Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited college or university required.

  • Current unencumbered license for the state of Ohio to practice as a Speech Therapist required.


  • One year experience as a Speech Therapist in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or a home health agency preferred. New graduates welcome.

  • Experience in the care of geriatric and speech therapy patients preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. Must be insurable under professional liability and crime coverage policies as specified by insurance carrier underwriting standards.

Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice in Greater Columbus is a premier provider in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union counties. Services include hospice and palliative care, private-duty home care, long-term nursing care, physical/speech/occupational therapies, home health aides, social work services, medication administration, wound care management, IV therapy and more. Most importantly, we’re a company that:

  • chooses to operate as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization

  • makes its mission the heart of our organization

  • has a reputation for consistently exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve

  • provides an engaging, team-oriented workplace dedicated to career, family and faith

  • commits to recognizing our employees for a job well done

We’re looking for people who:

  • have a passion for helping people, solving problems and contributing to a positive work environment

  • are excited about bringing their personal standards and ideals to work each day

  • understand that HOW you do your job is just as important as WHAT you do in your job

Why work at Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice?

Depending on an employee’s full-time, part-time or PRN status, they may benefit from:

  • competitive wages

  • medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 403b retirement savings

  • paid time off including your birthday

  • training, continuing education, and education assistance

  • pay advances up to $500

  • the latest technology

  • mileage reimbursement

  • unlimited career opportunities

  • and much more!

Who is Ohio Living?

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio Living is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit, multi-site senior living organizations. Since its founding in 1922, Ohio Living has defined the highest standards of quality of life for adults through its 12 life plan communities and Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice in 50 Ohio counties.

Our mission is to provide adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of

physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel.

Our Values:

Care • Integrity • Customer Service

Innovation • Financial Stewardship • Leadership

Requisition ID: 2020-4299

Weekly Scheduled Hours: 8.00

Shift: Days

Work Schedule: PRN/As Needed

Street: 2740 Airport Drive