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Speech Language Pathologist - SLP - Speech Therapy

SCL Health System Billings, MT
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Job Description

Speech Language Pathologist - SLP - Speech Therapy-18003965 

In this position, the Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) assists patients in the evaluation and treatment of disabilities such as chewing, swallowing, speech, voice, comprehension, expression and cognitive loss with the purpose of restoring or facilitating improved function or development in the patient.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Patient Care
  • Evaluates patients, schedules and establishes appropriate treatment goals and delivers skilled  assessments and treatments effectively including video swallow evaluations
  • Delegates/supervises effectively within scope of authority to students, assistants and technicians
  • Reassesses patient's progress, revises treatment plan and modifies goals when appropriate.
  • Discharges patient when therapy services are no longer needed or beneficial.
Environment of Care  
  • Assists in orientation and training of new personnel using orientation checklist and department Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Contributes to maintaining all requirements needed for JCAHO/CARF accreditation and for successful state surveys
Documentation/Correspondence
  • Documents evaluations, discharge summaries and all daily treatments
  • Designs, explains and provides copy of discharge treatment and activity plan to patient, family, or caregiver
 

  • Current MT Speech Language Pathologist license
  • Current certification of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology or ability to obtain within one year of hire if hired as a new graduate
  • Eligibility for Clinical Fellowship year (CFY)
  • Current BLS certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
  • Experience in understanding and usage of computers as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position
 

Organization

: St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT

Primary Location

: MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings
Department: SVB-IP-Speech Language Therapy

Schedule

: Per Diem/PRN

Shift

: Variable Shift

Job Posting

: May 8, 2018, 7:37:55 AM
FTE: .001

 Therapy and Rehabilitation

Recruiter

: Charlotte Hawkey

Job Details

Date Posted June 9, 2018
Date Closes July 9, 2018
Requisition 18003965
Located In Billings, MT
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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