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Speech Pathologist - Acute Therapies (Per Diem) Job
PeaceHealth | Springfield, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 149492

PeaceHealth is seeking a relief Provider based in the Springfield, OR community. 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan-of-care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients within the scope of Speech and Language Pathology. Provides oversight to conditional licensees in the clinical fellowship year and students, in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served; provides supervision to therapy aides and volunteers. Works as part of a patient care team toward the best outcomes for the patient.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Evaluates assigned patients and establishes a treatment plan and goals, using data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation and team members. 
  2. Completes patient treatment according to plan of care and modifies plan to meet patient needs, and updates plan as appropriate. 
  3. Completes documentation accurately, timely, according to regulatory and state licensure requirements, and within professional standards.
  4. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients.  May act as a liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
  5. Mentors and provides oversight to new caregivers, conditional licensees in the clinical fellowship year, and therapy aides. Provides clinical instruction and training to students.
  6. Recommends and participates in development of new services and programs, quality improvement and monitoring activities.
  7. Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional activities.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Master’s or Doctorate of a Speech and Language Pathology program accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Specific experience in setting as described by the position posting.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Current Speech Pathology License from the state licensing board required.
  • Clinical Certificate of competence from American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to assess patients’ conditions and exercise independent judgment

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.            
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.  
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Beth Novak.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield, OR community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

Location: Springfield, OR, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job CategoryPT, OT, Speech Therapy
Shift:  Day
FTE:  0.0 
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Springfield, OR || PT, OT, Speech Therapy || Per Diem/Relief || REHABILITATION SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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