Speech Pathologist, Outpatient Rehab

Job ID
2020-102048
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Hours / Pay Period
40
Facility
Mercy General Hospital
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
varied
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SACRAMENTO

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.

Responsibilities

The Speech Language Pathologist evaluates and conducts medically prescribed speech-language pathology treatment programs in an outpatient setting. Supervises students.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides initial evaluation of patient's abilities and designs appropriate intervention plans.
  • Treats patients with therapeutic procedures, modalities and or equipment to improve function.
  • Assures efficient management of work processes, by completing tasks and assignments by time standards.
  • Completes post-intervention activities: session closure, documentation, communication, charge capture.
 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Completion of ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC).
  • Current state licensure as a speech-language pathologist
  • BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.

 

Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking, complex problem solving, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a demanding environment, balance multiple priorities and take appropriate actions.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing/typing, basic application and hardware functions required for applicable care setting.

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