UNAC has been recognized as the collective bargaining representative for this position. Kaiser Permanente and UNAC will bargain to establish contractual terms covering this position. Until such time as bargaining is completed, this position is not covered under the terms of any existing collective bargaining agreements between Kaiser Permanente and UNAC.
Provides diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders for more complex cases. Ensures compliance with standards and regulatory requirements. Oversees work of entry-level staff and supports community programs.
Evaluates and administers diagnostic tests and provides individualized treatment to adults and children for a variety of communication disorders, voice and swallowing impairment, and neurological defects. Advises physicians and member/caregiver of test results.
Collaborates with physician as treatment plan changes. Provides training for more junior therapists.
Participates in developing inservice programs for staff development. Monitors the work of contract therapists and the treatment of patients in non-Kaiser facilities. Serves as a consultant on interdisciplinary teams.
Develops, implements, and maintains department policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirement.
Identifies and recommends opportunities to contain costs and improve services. Assists with community programs.
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Minimum two (2) years of previous experience as a Speech Therapist.
Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology.
License, Certification, Registration
Current California license required by employment start date. Obtain BLS prior to employment start date.
Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) or obtain an NPI prior to the employment start date.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements. Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Primary Location: California,Oakland,Oakland Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:30 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Speech Therapy Department: Oakland Hospital
0206 Travel: No
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