Speech Language Pathologist, Peds - Center Valley, PA - Sign-On Bonus for Eligible Applicants!
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Center Valley
Posted on: January 15, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.The Speech Language
Pathologist evaluates and treats individuals with voice, fluency,
speech, language and swallowing disorders.SLUHN is a non-profit
organization and employees qualify for the Public Service Loan
Forgiveness program! JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides
quality care in the evaluation and treatment of voice, fluency,
speech, language, and swallowing impaired patients.Documents
evaluation and treatment efforts as well as patient response to
treatment in accordance with established professional guidelines.
Bills patient's accounts for equipment and services
rendered.Communicates effectively with patients, families, staff
members, physicians and referral sources.Maintains and upgrades
clinical skills by participating in continuing education
activities, shares knowledge with peers.Participates in patient
care conferences (eg. Rehab team) as needed, departmental programs
(eg. Better Speech and Hearing Month activities) , in-services, and
departmental and section meetings.Participates in Quality
Improvement activities in the Department and the
hospital.Demonstrates productivity in terms of volume of patients
seen for speech pathology services. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY
REQUIREMENTS: Sitting for up to 5 hours per day, 2 hours at a time.
Standing and walking up to 6 hours per day, 1 hour at a time.
Twisting, bending, kneeling, reaching, forward frequently to
interact with patients. Lifting adults, infants and children up to
50 lbs. frequently to transfer from chair to floor and back, and
frequently carrying from one place to another. Adequate strength
and mobility to calm patients with disruptive behaviors (eg.
Confused, combative adults, children with temper tantrums who lift
tables and chairs, throw toys, etc.) Manual dexterity to manipulate
equipment controls. Good vision and hearing to observe subtle
verbal and nonverbal behaviors and to read Video Barium Swallow
Studies. EDUCATION: Master's degree in Speech Pathology from an
accredited institution. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Holds the
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology (CCC-SP)-- -
from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) or in
the process of obtaining such. Pennsylvania license in Speech
Pathology. Current CPR certification. Please complete your
application using your full legal name and-- -current home address.
-- -Be sure to-- -include-- -employment history for-- -the past
seven (7) years, including your present employer.-- - Additionally,
you are-- -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all
work history, education, and/or certifications and-- -licenses, if
applicable. -- -It is highly recommended that you create a profile
at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -- -Thank
you for your interest in St. Luke's!!St. Luke's University Health
Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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