Job Description

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist (Lock Haven)
Job ID: 702932
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
Department: REHAB ACUTE SPECIALTY
Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745

Description

UPMC Susquehanna is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to work at Lock Haven Hospital! This is a Casual/Per Diem position.  

 

Location: Lock Haven Hospital

Casual/Per Diem

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. as scheduled

Works weekdays, and weekends if available


Provides a quality Speech Language Pathology program to clients.

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, 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 the area. 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.
  • 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

MS, MEd or MA in Speech-Language Pathology

 

Must possess knowledge and skills required to provide quality customer service. Must possess knowledge of normal human growth and development over the lifespan. Must be able to read, understand, analyze, and interpret medical record documents. Must be skilled in planning/organization, follow up/control, delegation, problem solving, self-development orientation, organizational behaviors/competencies, and stress tolerance. Must possess the ability to apply principles of logic and strategic thinking to a wide range of problems, and to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills. Must possess the ability to identify referral growth opportunities. Demonstrated ability to interact with healthcare team, coworkers, supervisors, and all members of the Corporate Management Team. Active participation with health care industry professional organizations is preferred. Must complete all mandatory competencies for system, CRS business unit and/or facility. Must complete CRS Orientation, Facility-specific Orientation, and Department Specific Orientation(s) where appropriate. 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:
CCC (Certificate of Clinical Competency) or meet the educational requirements for certification and be in the process of completing his or her Clinical Fellowship year.

Certification of clinical competence by American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) & American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (ASHA) membership.

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • American Speech Pathology License
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Speech Pathologist

 


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

Salary Range: $34.18 to $51.26

Union Position: No

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