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Speech Language Pathologist - Full-Time

  • Job ID: 916845117
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight Hours as Scheduled
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: REHAB OP
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $36.35 to $54.53 / hour

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport is currently hiring a Full-Time Speech Language Pathologist to support Outpatient Rehab Services at Williamsport Hospital and Pediatric Outpatient located in Williamsport, PA. The candidate will work daylight hours as scheduled. The ideal candidate will be LSVT loud certified and experience performing MBSS. If this sounds like a good fit for you, we invite you to apply!

May consider applicants in their CFY.

Purpose:
Provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services to people of all ages with regard to speech, language, voice, swallowing, cognitive disorders and dysfunctions to maximize functional ability and improve quality of life.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Standard ResponsibilitiesPerforms in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.Performs other duties as assigned.*Indicates a non-essential job responsibility.
  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization's standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Focus on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Identify, develop and participate in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Perform duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home Healthcare towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians, and other departments within the organization.
  • Continually develop professional skills by assuming responsibility for ongoing continuing education.
  • Advise and consult with the family, interdisciplinary staff members, physicians, and other professionals with regard to normal and difficult communication and swallowing and specific patient care.
  • Maintain and complete all documentation promptly and accurately including visit assessment, OASIS, 485, and Verbal Orders on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information the same day.
  • Patient care-evaluation, therapy, teaching, and counseling - provide complete and accurate speech, language, voice, swallowing evaluation therapy, instruction and counseling for infants through geriatrics.

 

Qualifications

Master's degree Speech Language Pathology required. One (1) year clinical experience in Speech Pathology to practice without supervision or less than one (1) year if practicing under supervision, i.e., ALF/PCH.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licensure/Certification:Automotive Insurance Edit Clin Competency CertificateBasic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary ResuscitationDriver's LicenseSpeech PathologistLic/Cert CommentsCertificate of Clinical Competence in Speech language pathology. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Driver's License
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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