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Outpatient Speech Language Pathologist (Adults and Pediatrics) (Full-Time, Days)

Company: St. Charles Health System
Location: Bend
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Typical pay range: $36.27 - $50.08

ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Speech Language Pathologist

REPORTS TO POSITION: Varies

DEPARTMENT: Rehabilitation

DATE LAST REVIEWED: June 10, 2010

OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: The Rehabilitation Department provides therapy and nursing services to patients, families and patient's caregivers including: Rehabilitation Nursing Care, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology. Our department operates as a system department and provides services to Acute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility and Outpatient settings across four campuses. Our Rehabilitation departments offer a variety of specialty services across the various services delivery areas.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Speech Language Pathologist provides Speech-Language services to patients in accordance with a written care plan and written physician's order.

This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

Adheres to Oregon State Speech-Language Licensing Board Standards.

Performs evaluation and treatment of patients with speech, hearing, language, cognitive or swallowing disorders.

Provides community resource and referral services.

Staff consultation and training.

May be required to drive Rehabilitation van. If requested, must meet all requirements in Work Instruction.

Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team to assure care is accomplished effectively and efficiently in a cost effective

manner. Participates in clinical care conferencing.

Gathers data and accurately documents information in a timely manner demonstrating compliance with department standards.

Participates with team members in facilitating patient's and family's learning throughout the course of care. Reinforces patient's continued health care through teaching and/or referral to community agency follow-up.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.

EDUCATION:

Required: Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from a college or university accredited by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Preferred: N/A

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

Required: Must have necessary requisites for licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the Oregon State Board of Health. Must have active Certificate of Clinical Competance (CCC) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles Health System driving requirements. Ability to travel to business functions/trainings/meetings and all St. Charles Health System worksites. Current AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification

ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence

Preferred: N/A

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Minimum of 1 year required of therapy procedures with medical based diagnoses and familiarity with rehabilitation practices.

Preferred: Previous experience in hospital based setting.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION: N/A

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, reaching overhead, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

Schedule Weekly Hours:

36

Caregiver Type:

Regular

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?

No

Job Family:

PATHOLOGIST, SPEECH LANGUAGE, THERAPIST, THERAPIST REHAB

Scheduled Days of the Week:

As Scheduled (may include weekends and holidays)

Shift Start & End Time:

8:00am-5:00pm & 9:00am-6:00pm

Keywords: St. Charles Health System, Bend , Outpatient Speech Language Pathologist (Adults and Pediatrics) (Full-Time, Days), Other , Bend, Oregon

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