Reference Code: NEC0940
Come join our Rehabilitation Services Program as an influential Speech Language Pathologist!
Speech Language Pathologist will perform duties as assigned for improving a patient's function in speech/language, oral/fascial musculature and structure, cognitive skills, voice, fluency, breathing and/or swallowing abilities to maximum potential. The SLP will provide this treatment per physician's order and coordinate therapeutic activities with the patient, caregiver, and other health care disciplines. SLP will be a part of the interdisciplinary team within the Hospital District's inpatient and transitional care programs. S/he will follow the department guidelines.
Evaluates patient's communication/articulation, physical, cognitive, breathing, swallowing status, functional abilities and age specific needs of patients to determine the current level of functioning, self-care, self-responsibility, independence, and quality of life.
Develops and implements a treatment plan which involves the patient, family, and social support system.
Identifies and provides skilled interventions to reach achievable goals, coordinates and collaborates on treatment options, advocates enhancing patient's social support systems. Provides medically necessary treatments based on established departmental guidelines and protocols.
Provides ongoing assessment and analysis of patient functioning and progress. This therapy involves providing treatment which takes into account the risks and benefits of that treatment regime relevant to the patient's medical condition, rehabilitation potential and prognosis.
Provides timely and complete documentation following department guidelines and compliance requirements. Follows any indicated HIPPA, Medicare, Medicaid as well as state, organizational and department rules.
Bachelor's Degree & Master's Degree
Graduate of an accredited school of speech language pathology
Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA).
MUST obtain within 60days of hire.
SLP license, in good standing with State of Oregon
Preferred: Working experience in hospital inpatient and outpatient setting
For consideration please forward updated resumes to