Job Description

Job Title: Speech Pathologist - Temporary
Job ID: 728895
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours: various days and shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Speech Therapy
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

Purpose:
Responsible for providing diagnostic, therapeutic and counseling services to patient with communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, planning and implementing treatment (when appropriate).

Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to and support UPPENTS Division of Speech-Language Pathology as well as its policies, procedures, and mission. Accurately documents and bills on all inpatient and outpatient activity consistently, while following Division guidelines and procedures.
  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, staff development, departmental committees and in-services to facilitate Division growth. Formulates process for professional development by assessing activities required for growth development.
  • Develop and implement appropriate treatment plan to include therapy, instrumental testing and/or re-evaluation as indicated by patient evaluations. Records the diagnosed voice capabilities and limitations of the patient. Maintains progress notes on each patient visit. Documents telephone calls and correspondence pertinent to management of the case. Selects, plans and recommends voice or speech treatment, including projection of frequency of visits (long and short term), as documented in consultation report.
  • Evaluate and diagnose individuals with speech, language, cognitive, voice and swallowing disorders. Establishes an appropriate diagnosis of the voice or speech disorder, forms prognosis for probable recovery and/or progress, as documented in consultation report.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and provides excellent customer service in all interactions with patients, staff, and managers.
  • Maintains current status of all required memberships and Division requirements: OSHA, ASHA accreditations, PA licensure, continuing education, TB testing and credentialing.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Speech Pathology from an accredited college or university required. Minimum educational, practicum experience, and requirements as required by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association.
  • Prefer adult acute care experience in hospital
  • MBS experience preferred
  • Trach experience including PMV preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • 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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