|Position:||Speech Therapist/SLP - PRN (Care Center East)|
|Company:||Extendicare Health Services|
|Job Location(s):||Portland, OR|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|Required Education:||Graduate Degree|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Healthcare - Therapists/Podiatrists|
To provide speech-language pathology services in accordance with EHSI/ProStep policies and procedures and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
2. CUSTOMER SERVICE
3. CUSTOMER SERVICE:Communication/ Cooperation/ Team Effectiveness
4. CLINICAL/QUALITY/COMPLIANCE:Caseload Management
6. CLINICAL/QUALITY/COMPLIANCE:Therapeutic intervention/Documentation
7. CLINICAL/QUALITY/COMPLIANCE: Interdisciplinary team interaction
8. CLINICAL/QUALITY/COMPLIANCE:Professional Education
9. CLINICAL/QUALITY/COMPLIANCE:Standards of Practice/Compliance/Regulatory
11. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT:Organizational Commitment
12. ADDITIONAL CRITERIA:OSHA/Safety
13. ADDITIONAL CRITERIA:Resident Rights
14. ADDITIONAL CRITERIA:HIPAA
15. ADDITIONAL CRITERIA:Technical Competence/Work Rules
16. ADDITIONAL CRITERIA:Flexibility and Time Management
*Performs other duties as assigned and consistent with the level of preparation and experience.
The designation of "essential functions" and "other duties" is for purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Employees holding this position will be required to perform all job duties, consistent with law. In addition, employees must meet applicable health requirements imposed by law.
This description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing contained herein is intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract of employment between any employee or group of employees and the Employer. The Employer retains and reserves any and all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.
Education: Graduate of an accredited master's level speech-language pathology program. Certificate of Clinical Competence or completing post-graduate clinical experience (clinical fellowship year) is required. State credentialing/licensure as required.
Experience: Experience in long term care and membership in professional organization is preferred.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Synthesis of knowledge related to anatomy, physiology, and pathology for effective evaluation and treatment of swallowing, communication and cognitive disorders. Sound clinical judgment relating to the provision of speech language pathology services. Collaboration with members of the interdisciplinary team in delivery of patient care to maximize functional outcomes. Knowledge of federal and state regulations and professional guidelines as relates to delivery of speech-language pathology services. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers and other facility staff. Possess special interest in, and a positive attitude about, working with long-term care residents and the elderly. Meets all health requirements, as required by law.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The responsibilities of this position involve significant physical activities including standing, lifting (up to 60 pounds unassisted), bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and twisting. The tasks on this position description marked with an asterisk (*) are those that regularly require these physical activities. All employees of nursing homes may be required to provide lifting and transfer assistance to residents. Lifting and/or transferring some residents will require use of a lifting device and /or assistance of other staff.
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