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Providence Speech Pathologist in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Speech Pathologist (Part-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

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We are seeking a Speech Pathologist who will evaluate patients of all ages regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, swallowing, and oral-motor disorders. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g. infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics).

In this position you will:

  • Identify, assess, and provide treatment for communication, cognition, and swallowing function and their disorders

  • Assess and adapt the patient's environment with regard to privacy, safety, cultural and religious practices, age, physical and/or cognitive limitations, and language barriers

  • Demonstrate ability to perform patient and employee safety standards appropriate to the department’s scope of care. The speech pathologist demonstrate competencies in fire training, patient and employee safety, personal protective equipment, safe transfers, hazardous materials, disaster, evacuation, incident reports, infection control, and administrative policies and procedures. SLP demonstrate willingness to report medical/health care errors, opinions and needs as well as perceptions of risks to patients and suggestions for improving patient safety, and behavior management

  • The speech pathologist is responsible for completion of annual updates, staff competency assessment, continuing education requirements, CPR certification, continuing education, and licensure

  • Increase the patient's family's/caregiver's understanding of the patient's deficits and therapy options, encourage family participation in the decision-making process, and provide appropriate access to available community resources

  • Provide preventative services, in-services, and consultation, when appropriate, to patients, family/caregivers, staff, and the community

  • Develop appointment schedules to have the maximum feasible therapeutic impact on the patient

  • Identify patient/client needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs. Ensure delivery of quality services for inpatients/outpatients

  • Attend patient care staffing, conferences and other related meetings

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, improving organization performance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards, per hospital, JACHO, local, state, federal, and ASHA guidelines

  • Maintain professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep abreast of latest trends in rehabilitation services

  • Maintain timely departmental reports, records, and files as required, per hospital, JACHO, local, state, federal, ASHA guidelines

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, professional affiliations, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops

  • Regular full-time/part-time staff is responsible for participating in the Rehabilitation Services student program

  • Regular full-time/part-time staff may have the following accountabilities assigned:

  • Drive vehicle/hospital van to transport patients to and from the hospital for home evaluations and community integration activities

  • The following accountabilities for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) may be assigned:

  • Participate in NICU case conferences and discharge planning activities. Coordinate with a California Children's Services (CCS) Case Manager for referral to a CCS-Paneled provider or CCS Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) for patients who may continue to require speech language pathology services after hospital discharge

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders

  • Current BLS-HCP – Basic Life Support - for Healthcare Providers - American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date

  • Current License/registration by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board of California/Department of Consumer Affairs

  • 1 year Providing Speech and Language Services

  • Knowledge of clinical interventions/equipment necessary to meet needs of patients served

  • Good clinical skills

  • Good communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Clinical hospital experience

  • 1 year experience for NICU: Clinical experience in any setting providing speech language pathology to infants, children or adolescents or experience in an acute care hospital providing speech language pathology directly to infants, children or adolescents who have a CCS eligible medical condition. CCS paneled

About the hospital you will serve.

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 277138

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