Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding
careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of
hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. VMFH
exists as a part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
We pride ourselves on excellence in service and hospitality by
contributing to the successes of our staff and patients. As a team
member at VMFH, you are provided unlimited opportunities for
personal and professional development along with great job
satisfaction. We would love for
you to come join our family!
Dynamic team of highly skilled and collaborative clinicians
working to cover an Adult population for Inpatient & OP needs of a
240 bed Level II Trauma center.
- Evaluates and treats patients with communication, speech and
swallowing disorders to improve communication skills through vocal
exercises and cognitive therapies in accordance with FHS
policies/guidelines, regulatory requirements and the standards of
the profession. Work includes indirect patient care activities such
as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at
rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation
in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to
continuous quality control and performance improvement.
- Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to
legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency
situations; participating in continuing education, staff
development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance
of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students,
volunteers as requested.
Performs patient assessment/data collection and formulates
treatment plans for individuals with disorders of cognition,
communication and swallow; reviews goals and treatment plan with
patient and/or caregiver.
Implements and updates a treatment plan that includes:
consultation with other disciplines; communication of
recommendations to referral sources; and participation in team
Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and
thorough manner, of speech language pathology treatment in
accordance with FHS documentation standard.
Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity,
Compassion and Excellence.
Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology, and three months
of recent experience (three-month internship may apply) in the
field of Speech-Language Pathology in a hospital or rehabilitation
setting with an emphasis in adult neurological services that
demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge
**Completed fellowship strongly preferred**
Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language
Pathology issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing
Current active Washington State Speech/Language Pathologist
license or a Washington State Interim Permit (valid for a maximum
of 6 months unless an extension is approved by the Department
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.
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