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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location: TACOMA
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

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!


ResponsibilitiesJob Summary:

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.

Essential Duties:

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 decision-making.

Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and thorough manner, of speech language pathology treatment in accordance with FHS documentation standard.


Additional Responsibilities:

Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.


QualificationsEducation/Experience:

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 skills/abilities.


**Completed fellowship strongly preferred**


License/Certification:

Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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 Director.

Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.


CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Speech Language Pathologist, Other , TACOMA, Washington

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