Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Las Vegas


Position Description

At OptumCare, you will perform within an innovative culture focusing on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi - faceted business. Your contributions will have an impact greater than you have ever imagined! Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities:
Responsible for ensuring quality / coordinated home care to clients served by the Home Health Agency under the direction of the Rehabilitation manager and in coordination with the other team members, the physician and client
Responsible for making certain the home care provided is compliant with State and Federal Regulations (documentation and delivered are)
Evaluate and treat patients with Speech therapy needs
Strives to provide services that meet both internal and external customer’s expectations
Assures that the services provided are efficient and of value meeting the expectations of quality healthcare delivery within financial goals for both Southwest Medical and OPTUMcare
Most of the work is done in patients homes and requires access to transportation throughout the community
Communicate with primary care physician and care coordination team of nurses and other home care providers
Set your own patient schedule for weekdays or weekends

Required Qualifications:
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
Licensed Speech Therapist in State of Nevada
CPR certified
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
Preferred Qualifications:
Home care experience
1+ years of Speech Therapy experience
Experience with OASIS documentation
Experience in a home health setting
Weekend availability
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Speech Therapist, SLP, Home Health, Per Diem, Community Health, Skilled Nursing, Long Term Care, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details
Requisition Number
Job Title
Speech Pathologist, Home Health - Las Vegas, NV
Job Family
Healthcare Delivery
Business Segment
Job Location Information

Las Vegas, NV
United States
North America
Other Locations
Las Vegas, NV
Additional Job Detail Information

Employee Status
Job Level
Individual Contributor
Day Job
Telecommuter Position
Overtime Status

About the company

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Fortune 6 company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Our biggest point of differentiation is our people - and the collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive our force of 188,000 individuals around the world bring to our mission every single day. So, how do we do it? With our every action, interaction and intention that demonstrates the five fundamental values that guide everything we do:

• Integrity
• Compassion
• Relationships
• Innovation
• Performance

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