Speech Therapist

Job ID
2020-118399
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Rehab Services PT / OT / Speech
Hours / Pay Period
24
Facility
Mark Twain Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
0730 - 1630 - Based Upon Business Need
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SAN ANDREAS

Overview

Mark Twain Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health.  The word “dignity” perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.

 

Mark Twain Medical Center opened on August 26, 1951 and is located in beautiful San Andreas California.   Since openingMark Twain has provided the highest quality health care for all those needing medical care in Calaveras County.  We offer caring, expert staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet the growing needs of our community and are commitment to the values of dignity, collaboration ,justice, stewardships and excellence.   

 

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

 

The incumbent is responsible for administration and direct application of Speech/Language Pathology treatment modalities. The incumbent evaluates plans, directs and treats all patients referred to speech/language. The incumbent also provides pathology treatments to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury.

 

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Qualifications

Minimum:

 

  • Current Speech Language Pathologist License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • One to two years’ experience as a Registered Speech/Language Pathologist in an acute hospital setting including inpatient and outpatient services.
  • Willing to work with a variety of patient types and ages.
  •  Demonstrates competent working knowledge of the principles, practice standards, procedures and equipment utilized.
  • Ability to work independently and be a functional team member in a team oriented environment.
  • Ability to be flexible with caseload, within any given day through prioritization of patients based on their needs. 
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a professional manner exhibiting tactful and effective communication with fellow staff members, physicians, hospital departments and the general public.
  • Be an advocate for the hospital mission, vision, values and the community in which it serves. 
  • This includes the use of Fluoroscopy in performing Modified Barium Swallows

~LI-DH

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