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PRN Speech Language Pathologist - Williston, ND
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PRN Speech Language Pathologist - Williston, ND

Job Description

 CATHOLIC HEALTH INITIATIVES

HEALTH CONNECT AT HOME

 

Title:   Speech Language Pathologist        

Reports To:  Director, Home Care & Hospice

Job Summary

The speech–language pathologist is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services and the supervision of Speech Language Pathologist Assistants.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

1. Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.

2.  Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient’s function.

3. Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.

4. Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.

5. Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.

6. As appropriate, participates in case conferences, in-services and other meetings required ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care.

7. Prepares and submits notes per organization policy.

8. Maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory.

9. Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.

10. Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other health care personnel in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated.

11. May supervise home health aide and Speech Language Pathologist Assistant in procedures directly related to the speech–language therapy plan of care.

12. Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language
pathology services.

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Job Requirements

Health Connect at Home expects all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence at work by:

1. Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, andspirit

2.Working together as a team to achieve our goals

3. Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback

4. Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve

5. Using our resources wisely

6. Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of Health Connect at Home and CHI


 

Education

Possesses a degree that includes an internship from an approved Master’s program in Speech–Language Pathology, or as required by applicable law and/or regulation.

Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech–Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech–Language–Hearing Association (ASHA).

Experience

A minimum of one year's clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathology.

Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

License/Certification

Current license/certification to practice Speech-Language Pathology required. Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

Valid driver’s license and a driving record compatible with the requirements of CHI.

Populations Served

Patients of all ages.

Catholic Health Initiatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer/CB




  • Shift:  Day

  • Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period:  0

  • Weekends Required:  None

  • Status:  PRN
  • Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Health Care
    Education Not Specified
    Experience At least 1 year(s)
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 1400007852
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    PRN Speech Language Pathologist - Williston, ND


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