Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health & Services Speech Therapist - Home Health in Burbank, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Speech and Language Pathologist - Home Care (Per Diem/Day Shift ) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center based in Burbank, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience and dates of employment.

We are seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist - Home Care who will evaluate patients of all ages regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, swallowing, and oral-motor disorders. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g. infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics).

In this position you will:

  • Identify, assess, and provide treatment for communication, cognition, and swallowing function and their disorders as ordered by the attending physician

  • Assess and adapt the patient's environment with regard to privacy, safety, cultural and religious practices, age, physical and/or cognitive limitations, and language barriers

  • Demonstrate ability to perform patient and employee safety standards appropriate to the department’s scope of care. The speech pathologist demonstrate competencies in patient and employee safety, personal protective equipment, safe transfers, hazardous materials, disaster, evacuation, incident reports, infection control, and administrative policies and procedures. Demonstrate willingness to report medical/health care errors, opinions and needs as well as perceptions of risks to patients and makes suggestions for improving patient safety, and behavior management

  • Is responsible for completion of annual updates, staff competency assessment, continuing education requirements, CPR certification, continuing education, and licensure

  • Assist the physician in evaluating the level of function

  • Advise, consult and when appropriate, instruct the family and other agency personnel, in the patient’s therapy program

  • Identify patient/client needs and assists the patient’s physician with the development of a treatment plan to meet those needs

  • Observe, record and report information on the patient’s condition to the attending physician and in the patient’s health record

  • Evaluate the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations

  • Teach and supervise other health personnel when appropriate

  • Attend patient care staffing, conferences and other related meetings

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, improving organization performance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards, per hospital, TJC, local, state, federal guidelines

  • Maintain professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep abreast of latest trends in rehabilitation services

  • Maintain timely departmental reports, records, and files as required, per agency, TJC, local, state, federal, ASHA guidelines

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Make home visits

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Disorders

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification

  • Licensed/registered by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board of California

  • Current California Driver's License

  • Minimum 1-year experience in providing Speech and Language Services

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Home care experience

About the ministry you will serve:

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 260727

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