Job Description

Job Title: Speech Pathologist, Casual
Job ID: 687590
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Jameson Hospital Acute ST
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105

Description

This is a casual, weekend position.

 

Purpose:
The Speech Language Pathologist evaluates and treats a variety of communication/swallowing disorders but is not limited to aphasia, voice, speech/language, closed head injury deficits (cognitive, linguistic, memory, attention), fluency (including stuttering), aural rehabilitation, non-verbal (augmentative communication), oral and pharyngeal stage of swallowing.

Responsibilities:

  • Achieves and maintains a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standards established for the facility by the organization.
  • Adheres to and supports the organizational policies, procedures and the mission of Centers for Rehab Services, including the Corporate Compliance Program and its Code of Conduct and HIPAA regulations. This includes acceptance of the responsibility to report to the appropriate person(s) any suspected unethical, incompetent, or illegal activities or conduct.
  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, staff development, departmental committees and in-service education programs.
  • Compiles and reports accurate data for the financial, statistical and administrative needs of the Speech-Language Pathology Programs.
  • Coordinates the evaluation, scheduling and treatment programs of clients referred for Speech-Language Therapy.
  • Independently pursues professional growth and development related to this position and in lines with the mission and activities of Centers for Rehab Services. Presents in-service and educational programs. Participates in community education and/or continuing education programs sponsored by the organization as requested.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and provides excellent customer service characterized by caring, concern and support for the public, supervisors, employees and coworkers.
  • Maintains accurate progress notes and professional records on all patients seen for speech pathology services.
  • Maintains current status of all pertinent criteria necessary to satisfy competency requirements for regulatory and accrediting agencies such as OSHA, TJC and CMS and practitioner requirements for participation as a health care provider including but not limited to: required CEU's, current professional license; current curriculum vitae; current CPR certification; current TB test; current competencies in safety, age and equipment; and in some cases current automobile license and current automobile insurance. Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Obtains complete and pertinent historical information on all clients referred for Speech-Language Pathology services.
  • Performs all job responsibilities and other duties as assigned by the facility or the organization in a manner that coincides with the mission of Centers for Rehab Services.
  • Prepares diagnostic and evaluative reports with recommendations for each person seen for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology services.
  • Prepares necessary time records.
  • Provides appropriate diagnostic evaluative services for all clients referred for Speech-Language Pathology services.
  • Provides appropriate speech pathology treatments for all clients for whom such services are beneficial.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology with specific course work and clinical practice in all previously mentioned areas within the scope of practice is required
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • May in the course of their job duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Speech Pathologist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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