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Speech Therapist PRN

Saint John Hospital Leavenworth Per Diem
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Overview

The Speech-Language Pathology Department is looking for a dynamic Speech-Language Pathologist to be a part of our Rehab team. We are looking for a clinician who has weekday availability to work in the Inpatient Hospital and Skilled Nursing settings. Previous experience performing video swallow studies is preferred, but it is not required for this position. Optional Weekend On-Call Rotation is available, but not required for this position. Speech-Language Pathologist who are part of the weekend rotation receive On-Call and Call Back pay.

Responsibilities

Responsible for the evaluation, treatment planning and implementation of treatment for patients demonstrating disorders of speech, language, cognition, swallowing and other services prescribed by a physician. Assists in developing and implementing new and ongoing programs beneficial for the enhancement of the department.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience
  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with Bachelor's in speech therapy required.

  • MS degree in Speech-Language Pathology preferred.

  • At least one year of experience in a hospital setting.

  • Licensed by the State in Speech-Language Pathology.

  • Current BLS for healthcare provider's certification upon hire and maintain current.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
     

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    As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint
    John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care for
    families just like yours. Saint John is a community hospital located in
    Leavenworth, Kan. Saint John and our sister hospital, Providence Medical Center
    in nearby Kansas City, Kan., are earning the highest awards in health care
    quality and safety.
    Whether you and your family need top-notch
    emergency care or are looking for senior behavioral health services for a loved
    one, the physicians, nurses and clinicians at Saint John and Providence are top
    performers. More than 35 adults and youth volunteers help us serve the health
    needs of the community.
    We are accredited by The Joint Commission
    (TJC). In our continual pursuit of excellence, if there is a concern regarding
    patient care or safety, please notify your caregiver or any member of our
    management team. If you need immediate assistance after business hours please
    contact the hospital operator who will connect you to the hospital nursing
    supervisor. If your concerns cannot be resolved through the hospital, you may
    contact The Joint Commission's Office of Quality Monitoring to report any
    concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-accredited health care
    organization either by calling 1-800-994-6610 or e-mailing
    complaint@jointcommission.org.
    Saint John is also a certified
    Medicare/Medicaid provider and approved to accept many major health insurance
    plans.
    Saint John does not discriminate with regard to
    race, color, age, national origin, disability, sex or religion in admitting or
    providing services and programs.

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