Typical pay range: $36.27 - $50.08
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
TITLE: Speech Language Pathologist
REPORTS TO POSITION: Varies
DATE LAST REVIEWED: June 10, 2010
OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community,
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
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
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
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
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.
Required: Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from a
college or university accredited by the American Speech-Language
and Hearing Association.
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
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
Required: Minimum of 1 year required of therapy procedures with
medical based diagnoses and familiarity with rehabilitation
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
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
Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching,
reaching overhead, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered
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
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
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