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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Sholom Community Alliance
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY
The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) assesses and treats individuals with disorders associated with the voice, fluency, language, cognitive, communication, speech and swallowing.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Design, implement and evaluate speech therapy programming for clients, developing individualized care plans on a case-by-case basis.*
a.Work directly with clients, caregivers, and staff to offer education and instructional training as related to a client's care.*
2.Collaborate with the IDT (interdisciplinary team) to ensure adequate and appropriate flow of speech therapy services.*
3.Provide support and counseling to individuals and families concerning loss of function, and coping with issues as they relate. *
4.Maintain accurate records and documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory and organization requirements, completing discharge documentation as directed.*
5.Maintain up-to-date programs and techniques to enhance speech therapy services provided.*
6.Support various other Rehab responsibilities as needed.

  • Denotes Essential Functions of the postion.JOB SPECIFICATIONS
    Education, Experience and Credentials
    • Master's Degree from a Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) accredited school in Speech Pathology required.
    • One or more years' Speech Pathology experience required, preferably working with a geriatric population.
    • Must possess a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and maintain certification.
    • Must possess license in the State of Minnesota and maintain licensure in good standing.
    • CPR/First Aid certified through American Red Cross required.
    • Hospice and Medicare Home Care: Possesses a valid driver's license with good driving record, and proof of valid insurance. Must have reliable transportation.
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Knowledge of speech therapy principles, theory, methods and evidence based practice and ability to use clinical judgment relating to the provision of occupational therapy services.
      • Flexible and productive in an environment with regular interruptions.
      • Display high levels of customer service, responding promptly and thoroughly to the inquiries and needs of individuals both internal and external to the organization.
      • Possess effective problem solving skills.
      • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, HRIS, and other applications. Must be skilled in database management and record keeping.
        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS JOB
        Incumbent must be able to:
        • Perform light work, with occasional or negligible lifting of objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
        • Effectively communicate, including following oral and written instructions, in order to communicate with people inside and outside the organization.
        • Able to effectively use office equipment to review and create information.
        • Work at a desk for extended periods of time and perform long hours of work sitting at a computer.
        • Frequently stand and walk to move around office/building repeatedly throughout the day.
        • Able to work a flexible work schedule, including overtime, nights and weekends as required including attending events/meetings as needed.
        • Obtain reliable transportation when necessary.
          TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
          • Use telephone, computer and standard office equipment.
          • Incumbent must be able to use telephone, calculator, copy machines, computers, and printers, as well as stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, oximeter, O2 tanks, wheelchair, and therapy-specific equipment.
            WORK ENVIRONMENT
            The work environment is primarily indoors. Occasional exposure to the outdoors and inclement weather when traveling between sites.

            This job description does not necessarily list all the functions or accountabilities of the job. Employees may be asked by management to perform additional duties and tasks. Management reserves the right to revise and update job descriptions at any time.Sholom is dedicated to the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of relevant background, employment verification and TB tests, as well as participating in mandatory vaccine programs (ex. COVID-19), testing requirements (ex. COVID-19, TB), and using designated PPE where and when required.
            Sholom is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Sholom Community Alliance, St. Paul , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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