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Speech Language Pathologist Part Time

Company: Kindred Hospitals
Location: Peoria
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

The staff Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP/CCC) coordinates the Speech/Language Pathology care for a patient population of primarily adolescent, adult and geriatric persons who are acutely ill and have medically complex needs which result in mobility and activities of daily living deficits. The Speech/Language Pathologist accurately assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate speech/language pathology interventions; provides patient and family teaching; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional speech/language pathology practice and interdisciplinary teamwork. - These functions are carried out according to Hospital policy, Hospital mission statement, Performance Improvement plan, and the philosophy of the Therapy Department. - The Speech/Language Pathologist participates in performance improvement and program development activities. - Responsibilities include providing input into hospital budgetary planning process; contributing to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the Therapy Department; and maintaining positive relations with all stakeholders.Reporting RelationshipsReports to the Manager of Rehab Services. Qualifications
Knowledge and AbilityThe Speech/Language Pathologist, working in a staff position, has a well-developed plan for meeting patient needs, demonstrates good clinical judgment and is competent in Speech/Language Pathology practice.Education/ExperienceThe Speech/Language Pathologist is a graduate of an accredited School of Speech/Language Pathology, is certified in clinical competency by ASHA with current licensure in the state where the hospital is located as a Speech/Language Pathologist. - One year of experience in the care of patients in an acute hospital setting. Current BLS required. -Physical RequirementsGood general health and stress coping ability. - Full mobility and ability to participate in normal activity. - Demonstrates ability to speak and hear to communicate with patients, physicians, hospital personnel and the public. - Near vision acuity for accurate reading and ability to inspect and analyze work. - Able to lift up to thirty (30) pounds. - Able to bend, stoop and stretch with minimal physical limitation.OSHA Task CategoryThe normal procedure involves potential exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. - Universal Precautions with patients should be adhered to in the unlikely event of accidental exposure with ready access to first aid. - Protective devices should be worn by the employee when performing tasks that may cause exposure.If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here.

Keywords: Kindred Hospitals, Peoria , Speech Language Pathologist Part Time, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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