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Speech Pathologist_ per diem - Acute care

Company: Renown Health
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose 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 hiring manager 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.
Disclaimer 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.
Minimum Qualifications Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Name Description Education: 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. Experience: 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. License(s): Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Speech Language Pathology license. Certification(s): 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.

Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Speech Pathologist_ per diem - Acute care, Other , Reno, Nevada

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