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Speech Language Pathologist in Marinette, WI at Bay Area Medical Center

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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Job Description

Location:  Bay Area Medical Center
Requisition Number:  2248
# of Openings:  1
Title:  Speech Language Pathologist
Department:  7560 - Speech Therapy
Position Type:  Exempt – Full time
Shift:  1 – Days
Hours:  8 - 4:30
FTE:  .75
40 hr. waiver required:  No
Is call required:  No
Weekend Rotation:  Variable
Removed Internally:  7/20/18

TITLE:                        SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Department:             Rehabilitation Services
Reports to:                Director of Rehabilitation and Occupational Health Services
Supervisors:             None
Supervises:              Students

Job Summary:
A Speech Language Pathologist provides diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient/family counseling, and appropriate referrals as necessary to all inpatients and outpatients exhibiting a speech, language hearing, or swallowing disorder.  This person may be caring for infants, children, adolescents, adults, and/or geriatric patients and will have the knowledge and skills to care for the physical and developmental needs of these populations.  This position will primarily focus on outpatient pediatrics, but will also provide coverage to hospital inpatients.
 
Essential Functions:
  1. Provides direct patient care, evaluates functional needs and outcomes, consults with other specialists as needed.  Reassesses patient’s functional needs, and adjusts care plan as indicated to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  2. Designs and implements a plan of care for the patient and significant others based on a thorough assessment.
  3. Provides age appropriate treatment to infants, children, adolescents, adults, and/or geriatric patients and has the knowledge and skills to care for the physical and developmental needs of these populations.
  4. Conducts therapy practice within defined standards of care.
  5. Directs the practice of support staff in order to achieve positive patient outcomes.
  6. Communicates effectively with other professionals and support staff in order to achieve positive patient outcomes.
  7. Promotes and contributes to a positive, problem-solving or service recovery environment.
  8. Maintains established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, customer service guidelines, performance improvement program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  9. Documents evaluations, treatment goals, and plans within 24 hours of completion.  Regularly updates documentation and maintains all required prescriptions and signatures as required by state, federal, and payer guidelines.  Completes timely discharge summaries within one month of their last appointment.
  10. Enhances professional growth and development of self and others through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  11. Provides direction and leadership to staff, students and new graduates.  Acts as a resource to promote speech therapy within the community.
  12. Must be able to complete the physical, sensory and mental requirements of the position.

Additional Responsibilities:
Additional duties as may be assigned by your director/supervisor.
May be required to work at offsite locations.  Current clinic settings include, but are not limited too:  inpatient, Mobility Center, Crivitz, and Stephenson. 
 
Qualifications:
Current licensure in the State of Wisconsin
 Michigan licensure preferred. 
Current CPR certification and AED preferred.
Basic computer knowledge and typing skills required
Strong written and verbal skills
Ability to read and communicate in English
Additional languages preferred
 
Working Conditions:
Potential exposures to latex products, blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials and communicable diseases.


 

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