WHAT IT TAKES TO BE PART OF OUR TEAM
Are you an exceptional Speech Language Pathologist who absolutely thrives on being part of an accountable team? Can you dedicate yourself to being part of a team serving the needs of children and their families? Do you bring the highest standards of integrity and professionalism to your team? Do you thrive in an environment where you are valued and appreciated for who you are, how hard you work and for that something special you bring to the teams you choose to work with? Are you looking for an organization that offers competitive compensation and one of the broadest and most comprehensive benefit packages available in the field of healthcare?
This is a role that requires a multi-disciplinary team approach to solving problems and patient challenges. We frown upon elitists who often use the phrase "that's not my job" or "someone else can do it". The primary goal is to bring the best patient care and experience for our area's sickest children, not about feeding anyone's ego.
To examine each individual and develop a plan using treatment techniques to promote the ability to communicate efficiently, improve speech and decrease associated complications such as difficulty swallowing. In addition, Speech Language Pathologists meet the patient’s goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining speech therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription. This is a non-exempt hourly position that reports directly to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) Perform tests and measures to evaluate levels of swallowing, speech, and language difficulty.
b) Provide and modify interventions as necessary to achieve goals and/or expected outcomes.
c) Documents evaluations and treatment goals. Regularly updates documentation regarding the patients’ care plan.
d) Conduct re-examinations and create plan of care.
e) Manage language and communication dysfunctions and enhance functional abilities.
f) Restore, maintain, and promote optimal function, wellness, and quality of life.
g) Provide treatment techniques designed with the intention of preventative care and decrease or eliminate progression of speech impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from disease, diagnosis, or injury.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
PHYSICAL and SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (with or without the Aid of Mechanical Devices): Walking, reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, pushing, pulling, fine hand coordination; ability to read and write; ability to understand and follow written and oral instruction and directions; ability to communicate with physicians/providers, families, personnel, and consultants; and must have the ability to remain calm under emergency and stressful situations and when handling multiple tasks.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.
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