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Speech Language Pathologist - Speech Therapy

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Healdsburg
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description We are looking for a Speech Language Pathologist for the Speech Therapy Department at Sonoma County Entities. Location: Healdsburg, CA Work Schedule: On Call / Per Diem Shift: 8-hour, Days Job Summary: The practice of Speech Language Pathology shall include assessment, treatment planning and implementation, education, communication and demonstration of leadership to address the needs of patients, their families and caregivers as well as to promote and demonstrate a positive working relationship among professionals and ancillary staff. Competencies in line with our core values that are the cornerstone of all activities performed by our employees include communication and interpersonal relations; continuous learning, improvement, accountability and teamwork; patient/customer focus and adaptability and community involvement and stewardship. Essential Functions:

  • Able to comprehensively assess the functional needs of the patient and sets appropriate goals for each patient. Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as needed. Provides reassessment of patient's functional needs and adjusts care plan as indicated to ensure optimal patient outcome.
  • Demonstrates understanding of Medi-Care guidelines and regulations relating to medical necessity, sustained functional improvement, reasonable frequency and duration of treatments and procedures for documentation.
  • Establishes measurable short and long term goals within reasonable time frames. Consistently works to achieve functional goals by selecting appropriate therapeutic methods and shows this progression toward goals in daily documentation. Educates patients, family and caregivers concerning diagnosis, goals and individual home programs.
  • Demonstrates professional, appropriate verbal and written communication skills with patients' treating physician and other associated personnel.
  • Adheres to rules regarding standards of best practice and ethics of regulatory agencies. Complies with current licensure laws and rules related to aides and assistants. Assures that licensure requirements for annual renewal are met in a timely manner.
  • Adheres to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, core values, quality and improvement programs, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains patients' medical record, and any other patient related documents, accurately, completely, neatly and confidentially, in a timely manner.
  • Provides direction and leadership to support staff, new hires, students and new graduates.
  • Promotes professional growth and development, personally and throughout the department and organization with educational programs, current research, in-service meetings and workshops.
  • Demonstrates competence in fit and function of assistive and orthotic devices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the department's objectives. Skills:
    • Interpersonal skills.
    • Communication (written and verbal) skills.
    • Organizational skills.
    • Knowledge of practice and principles of Physical Therapy.
    • Skilled in critical thinking and problem solving.
    • Ability to seek and gain new knowledge and abilities.
    • Ability to assess the functional needs of the patient and set appropriate goals.
    • Understanding of Medi-Care guidelines and regulations. Minimum Position Requirements: Education: Coursework/Training - Graduation from accredited speech language pathology program. Licenses/Certifications:
      • California License or Eligibility.
      • Current BLS.
      • Current CPR certification. Preferred Position Qualifications: Experience: 2 years experience as a licensed Speech language Pathologist. However, outstanding new graduates considered. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: SR357936 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Rehabilitation Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Part time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 7821 SPEECH THERAPY HH Address: CA Healdsburg 1375 University Ave Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Santa Rosa , Speech Language Pathologist - Speech Therapy, Healthcare , Healdsburg, California

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