Speech Language Pathologist Per diem - Acute Care
Company: Renown Health
Posted on: November 20, 2020
This position is accountable for providing quality Speech and
Language Pathology services under the supervision of the Therapy
Supervisor, Manager and, ultimately, the Director of Rehabilitation
Therapies. This individual provides comprehensive speech and
language therapy services to pediatric, adolescent, adult and
geriatric patients, in acute inpatient, post-acute Rehabilitation,
Home Care, Skilled Nursing, and/or Hospice settings; including
their families/caregivers. Services include, but are not limited
to, comprehensive evaluation and treatment of cognitive,
communication and swallowing limitations.
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position provides direct patient care, provides input to the
interdisciplinary team regarding ongoing patient care, as well as
comprehensive discharge planning. The Resource Team Therapist is
expected to provide services interchangeably among like facilities.
For example, acute care staff may float between inpatient hospital
settings, while transitional care services staff may provide
services within various transitional care facility settings based
upon census and business needs.
The incumbent must provide optimal patient care through assessment,
planning, implementation and evaluation of pediatric, adolescent,
adult and geriatric patients and families. This position conducts
evaluations, develops appropriate plan of care, and provides acute
rehab services through time of discharge from the facility.
This position will be required to provide services at all
rehabilitation areas as needed and as determined by the
Rehabilitation Leadership Team. This position will be required to
work variable work-shifts, including a minimum of 2 weekend days
per month and one holiday shift, with appropriate notice from the
At times, this position may be asked to participate in program
development and outcome measurements in the clinical setting.
This position does provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language,
including reading, writing and speaking English. Appropriate
education to obtain and maintain Speech Language Pathology
licensure. Recent graduates who have applied for the registration
examination may be considered for provisional appointment.
Minimum two years of experience in either Inpatient or Outpatient
rehabilitation Environment preferred. A minimum of one clinical
rotation in a medial setting if having recently graduated.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Speech Language
For the Following Cost Center(s) 205351:
Nevada or California driver s license and ability to pass Renown
Health s Department of Motor Vehicles Report criteria, and current
BLS/CPR certification per AHA standards required. APTA Geriatric
Certified Specialty certification preferred.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer
skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for
job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies,
complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
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