Speech Pathologist

Job ID
2019-85064
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Hours / Pay Period
16
Facility
St Rose Dominican - Siena
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8a-4:30p, Varied, including weekends
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
NV-HENDERSON

Overview

As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health-care system; Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and under-served. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible to provide complete diagnostic assessment and therapeutic procedures for patients who are suspected of having or demonstrate communication, language, cognitive and/or dysphagia difficulties. The assessment and treatment procedures initiated will be in alignment toward patient care plan goals.

 

  • This person must implement the spirit and philosophy of the Adrian Dominican Sisters and will ensure that the rights of the patient and/or family are safeguarded (by observation and documentation).

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Entry level accepted. 

  • Completed all accredited education requirements to be in possession of a valid license & CCC's in good standing, enabling them to practice as an Speech Language Pathologist in the State of Nevada.

  • Ability to communicate effectively utilizing computer; verbally and in writing in English.

  • Ability to perform basic functions of Microsoft Office.

  • LIC SLP= Licensed Speech Language Pathology in State of NV with (CCC) or completion of (CCC) from ASHA within 12 months of hire date.

  • CT CPRBLS - Basic Life Support - AHA

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • One (1) year of hospital based, acute care practice. 

  • Completed post graduate education, or possesses certification or CEU's in acute care, geriatrics, head & neck cancer, voice, swallow & MBS studies, pediatrics, NICU & neurology or any other clinically relevant coursework/seminars. 

  • Advanced experience with computer software programs and clinical documentation in Hospital based practice.

  • Multi-lingual:  Spanish, Tagalog.

 

 

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