Lakeland Health

Speech-Language Pathologist Weekend (Inpatient Acute Therapies) (39085350)
Location: St Joseph, Michigan - United States
Posted: 6/23/2018

Speech-Language Pathologist Weekend (Inpatient Acute Therapies)

Part-Time 8 hours shifts, weekends only Day Shift This is a Weekend Position consisting of working 46 out of 52 weekends in Lakeland Medical Center, SJ/NL as the need arises. The weekend is defined as shifts between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm on Saturday & Sunday. Position includes working one summer & one winter Holiday weekend. This position included a premium hourly rate - please apply for more information. Responsibilities: Work as a productive member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, and utilize appropriate diagnostic and treatment techniques in order to provide direct care for patients of all ages with speech, language, cognitive and/or swallowing deficits in accordance with ASHA's generally accepted scope of practice. Provide education and support to patients and families regarding diagnosis and treatment. Report the status of patients through appropriate documentation and verbal communication procedures. Maintain departmental equipment and assists in requesting new equipment. Promote Lakeland Regional Health System philosophy to ensure quality care and guest relations. Evaluates the speech, language, cognitive and/or swallowing status as appropriate, of patients who are referred for Speech-Language Pathology services and determines an appropriate Speech-Language Pathology diagnosis. Administer appropriate treatment to patients within the scope of practice of Speech-Language Pathology and departmental guidelines. Requirements: Master's degree, or its equivalent in Speech-Language Pathology, with adequate course credentials, and be certified to be clinically competent (or eligible to be certified) by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Must possess or be eligible to apply for state of Michigan licensure in Speech Language Pathology. Current BLS certification. Must possess interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with sick and/or irritable patients of all ages in order to gain their cooperation and allay apprehensions. Must be able to provide effective instruction to patients and family members. Must possess analytical abilities and sound occupational therapy knowledge necessary for the effective formulation of treatment plans, implementation of care, and appropriate documentation regarding patient's condition. Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (part-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

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