Providence Health & Services Speech Therapist - Home Health in Oregon City, Oregon
Providence is calling a Speech Therapist - Home Health South Portland (1.0 FTE, Days) to Willamette Falls Medical Office Bldg in Oregon City , OR.
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We are seeking a Speech Therapist - Home Health South Portland who will manage and provide skilled Speech/Language Pathology to patients/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities, in a home setting in accordance with a physician's plan of treatment, taking into account individual patient's special or age related needs. Requires skills in patient/client evaluation and treatment, as well as professional consultations to achieve maximum patient/client speech/language/swallowing independence in accordance with the individual's functional level and potential.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
At the physician's direction, evaluates the patient's/client's current communication/ swallowing/cognitive status and, with other department personnel, participates in developing the plan of treatment and its revision as necessary. Incorporates patient and family as appropriate in goal setting
Develop and implement effective treatments, monitors patient progress, modifies and progresses patient/client as appropriate
Teach/instruct patients/clients, family/significant others to assist patient/client in achieving treatment goals
Coordinate care with physicians and other professionals regarding treatment progress, expected results and discharge planning
Observe, record, and report changes in the patient's condition or reaction to treatment to the physician
Provide written and verbal instruction on discharge from Home Health, and arranges for outpatient follow-up as needed
Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to adjust daily schedule to meet service area demands and complete workload
Perform duties in compliance with departmental policies and procedures
Maintain patient clinical records to meet state, federal and other regulatory body standards
Manage a caseload of patients
Maintain a high standard of professional accountability with respect to appearance, demeanor, safety, ethical and legal issues
Establish annual individual goals for own professional development
Participate in the Continuous Quality Assurance process as defined in the department CQI plan
Provide quality care in an efficient, cost-effective and caring manner
Attend staff/team meetings and departmental continuing education in-services
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Master's Degree from an accredited Speech Language Pathology program -OR- equivalent educ/experience
Current license in Speech/Language Pathology granted by the Oregon Health Division
Current Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Speech/Language Pathology licensure through the State of Oregon, or eligibility for both
Valid driver's license
Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) or ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) required within 30 days of hire
Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire
One (1) year of Clinical experience as a licensed Speech Language Pathologist
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Point of Care experience
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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
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Job Category: Speech Therapy
Location: Oregon-Oregon City
Req ID: 302368