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Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

Assist speech-language pathologists in the assessment and treatment of speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.

Salary Breakdown

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

Average

$33,340

ANNUAL

$16.03

HOURLY

Entry Level

$22,610

ANNUAL

$10.87

HOURLY

Mid Level

$32,545

ANNUAL

$15.65

HOURLY

Expert Level

$42,480

ANNUAL

$20.42

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

12

Current Available Jobs

1,830

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants


Top Expected Tasks

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Service Orientation

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Expression


Job Opportunities

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

  • Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) (Full Time)
    Genesis Healthcare    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 1 day    

    FULL TIME POSITION

    Genesis Rehab Services is a leading provider of Physical, Occupational, Speech and Respiratory Therapy for older adults in skilled nursing facilities, independent and assisted living communities, CCRCs, Transitional Care Units, patients' homes, hospitals, adult day care programs and outpatient clinics throughout the US.

    Genesis Rehab Services is now hiring a Speech Language Pathologist to provide rehabilitation services in one or more of our service locations!

    The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for organizing and providing speech-language services to facilitate rehabilitation.

    Primary Job Responsibilities:

    1. Develop and implement individualized therapy programs designed to restore, reinforce and enhance performance

    2. Facilitate the learning of those skills and functions essential for communication and swallowing, to diminish or remediate disorders of deficits

    3. Directs activities to promote and maintain health, within the scope of practice and consistent with the Code of Ethics of the profession

    4. Identify need for and make referral to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of the patient

    5. As necessary or applicable, supervises CFY provisional licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards

    We strive to provide our employees with a comprehensive and affordable benefits package including Medical and Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision Care, Wellness Program, Telemedicine Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Company-Paid Group Life Insurance, Voluntary Term Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability, Group Auto and Homeowners Insurance, Pet Insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Commuter Benefits, Modified Compensation (Mod Comp) or "pay in lieu of benefits," and Planned Time-Off (vacation, personal, sick, and state sick). Such benefits, as well as bonus and variable compensation plans, are based on applicable state law and factors such as pay classification (full-time, part-time, or casual), job grade, location, and length of service.

    Visit our website for more information www.genesisrehab.com at http://www.genesisrehab.com/ .

    STH1

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. Must possess a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Disorders, Communicative Disorders or simlarly titled area that is consistent and acceptable to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

    2. Must possess or be eligible for a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or be eligible to participate as an ASHA Clinical Fellow

    3. Must be licensed, certified or credentialed as required in the state of practice

    4. Requires good organizational and time management skills

    5. Requires good verbal and written communication skills

    **Position Type:** Full Time

    **Req ID:** 368268

    **Center Name:** Genesis Rehab Services

    Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities (collectively, “Genesis”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, actual or perceived disability, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, amnesty, military status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Genesis takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. These policies are fully supported by the CEO, COO and all members of the leadership team. If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact (877)456-6726. This phone number is for ADA related accommodation requests only, not for routine employment inquiries.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
    The Stepping Stones Group    Yuma, AZ 85369
     Posted 2 days    

    Speech Language Pathologist Positions Available Now - Yuma, AZ

    Ardor Schools, now part of The Stepping Stones Group, is currently interviewing Speech Language Pathologists like YOU for the 2020-2021 School Year!

    Join us in our mission to positively impact the lives of children and give a voice to those who need it most. Our employees are surrounded by responsive and supportive clinical leaders, provided with unlimited access to our exclusive professional development content, and given opportunities to interact with other therapists across the country. Check us out!

    Benefits Made for You!


    * Full health benefits
    * Professional development allowance & wellness stipend
    * Clinical support
    * Online resources including ASHA approved webinars, therapy ideas, and free CEUs
    * Student loan repayment plans
    * Referral bonuses
    * 401(k) and more!

    Job Details:


    * Remainder of School Year
    * Full Time
    * Elementary Caseload
    * 2.5 Hour Drive to Sunny San Diego

    Qualifications:


    * Master's Degree at an Accredited University
    * SLP CCCs (Speech Language Pathologists with CCCs)

    Diversity Matters- The Stepping Stones Group is committed to diversity and inclusion beyond conceptual factors. Our company-wideDiversity and Inclusion Council is engaged in listening and learning so that we effectively stand with our team, clinicians, special educators, families, and students to address the fundamental issues of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

    Philanthropy Matters - We align our heads, hearts, and hands to create a movement of kindness that goes beyond corporate philanthropy. Find out how we serve our communities with intention through our Stepping Up For A Cause initiative.

    Not the job for you? Check out our diverse career opportunities here!


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
    The Stepping Stones Group    Tucson, AZ 85775
     Posted 3 days    

    Speech Language Pathologist and CF Positions Available Now! - Tucson, AZ

    The Stepping Stones Group is currently interviewing Speech Language Pathologists and Clinical Fellows like YOU for the 2020-2021 School Year!

    Join us in our mission to positively impact the lives of children and give a voice to those who need it most. Our employees are surrounded by responsive and supportive clinical leaders, provided with unlimited access to our exclusive professional development content, and given opportunities to interact with other therapists across the country. Check us out!

    Benefits Made for You!


    * Full health benefits
    * Professional development allowance & wellness stipend
    * Clinical support
    * Online resources including ASHA approved webinars, therapy ideas, and free CEUs
    * Student loan repayment plans
    * Referral bonuses for every new hire!
    * 401(k) and more!

    Job Details:


    * Remainder of School Year - Start ASAP
    * Full Time, but will consider Part Time
    * K - 5th Grade (with possibility of preschoolers)
    * Virtual and In Person Services - Two School Sites
    * Will Consider Teletherapy SLP
    * New Grads Welcome to Apply!

    Qualifications:


    * Master's Degree at an Accredited University
    * SLP CCCs and CFs (Speech Language Pathologists with CCCs and Clinical Fellows)

    Diversity Matters- The Stepping Stones Group is committed to diversity and inclusion beyond conceptual factors. Our company-wideDiversity and Inclusion Council is engaged in listening and learning so that we effectively stand with our team, clinicians, special educators, families, and students to address the fundamental issues of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

    Philanthropy Matters - We align our heads, hearts, and hands to create a movement of kindness that goes beyond corporate philanthropy. Find out how we serve our communities with intention through our Stepping Up For A Cause initiative.

    Not the job for you? Check out our diverse career opportunities here!


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Communications Specialist - Contact Center
    Home Depot    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 4 days    

    **POSITION PURPOSE**

    The Communications Specialist will provide project planning, support and coordination for launching and maintaining a unit-wide employee communications program designed to educate and engage all contact center associates in the key success drivers of the contact center business. Position provides both communications and administrative support.

    **MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES**

    + Develops, maintains and delivers comprehensive communications strategy plans for internal business partners and executes plans effectively.

    + Develops, writes and edits various communications materials including correspondences, newsletters, brochures and articles.

    + Publishes internal interviews and stories about company products, culture, business strategy, corporate social responsibility efforts, company initiatives and unit performance.

    + Develops and maintains effective methods for distributing communication materials and information.

    + Provides communication updates on the SharePoint site.

    + Proactively solicits editorial content and recognizes opportunities to communicate to associates.

    + Uses sound editorial judgment to determine newsworthy content and ensures respective messaging is aligned with Corporate Communications and resonant with associates at all levels.

    + Plans internal and community events including rewards and recognition programs, incentive contests and community partnership events.

    + Develops a strong working knowledge of the contact center business, product lines, and operations.

    + Partners with internal groups (including the other HD contact centers) to understand communication needs.

    + Builds and maintains strong relationships with business partners and leaders and provides guidance on communication procedures and delivery.

    + Assists site leadership in the creation of presentation materials.

    **NATURE AND SCOPE**

    This position typically reports to the Director Contact Center

    No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.

    **ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS**

    **Environment:**

    Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectional.

    **Travel:**

    Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

    **Additional Environmental Job Requirements:**

    **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

    Must be eighteen years of age or older.

    Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

    **Additional Minimum Qualifications:**

    **Education Required:**

    The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree in a field of study related to the job.

    **Years of Relevant Work Experience:**

    0 years

    **Physical Requirements:**

    Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

    **Additional Qualifications:**

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    **Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:**

    + Superior written and verbal communication, proofreading and editorial skills. Proven writing proficiency, including excellent grammar and composition skills.

    + Strong interpersonal skills.

    + High degree of proficiency with video messaging storyboarding, production and editing.

    + An eye for detail.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Speech Pathologist
    Banner Health    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 4 days    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Tucson, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Speech Thrpy-Hosp

    **Work Shift:**

    Day

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    Find your path in health care. We want to change the lives of those in our care – and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

    University Medical Center South Banner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position provides screening, evaluation, and rehabilitation services for patients with speech and language disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. This position plans and carries out specialized treatment programs, documents treatment, and maintains data regarding patient care. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Evaluates patients’ functional abilities and limitations to determine appropriate intervention. Develops a plan of care and treatment goals, as ordered by physician or other referral source.

    2. Implements individualized treatment plans that consider patients’ physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational, and age-specific needs. Ensures that treatment plans are supported by standard practices and/or current literature. Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.

    3. Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals. Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.

    4. Documents patient treatment according to professional and regulatory standards.

    5. Participates in the provision of training to other staff and students.

    6. Follows plan of care to accomplish functions within established procedures and scope of practice. Makes independent judgments based on specialized knowledge. Confers with supervisor on any unusual situations. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physician offices, patient families, third party payers, and medical supply companies.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program.

    Current licensure in the state of practice. Certificate of Clinical Competence or documented acceptance in Clinical Fellowship Year. BLS certification required.

    Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.

    Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Speech Pathologist
    Banner Health    Tucson, AZ 85775
     Posted 4 days    

    Primary City/State:
    Tucson, Arizona

    Department Name:
    Speech Thrpy-Hosp

    Work Shift:
    Day

    Job Category:
    Clinical Care

    Find your path in health care. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

    University Medical Center South Banner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics.

    POSITION SUMMARY
    This position provides screening, evaluation, and rehabilitation services for patients with speech and language disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. This position plans and carries out specialized treatment programs, documents treatment, and maintains data regarding patient care. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.

    CORE FUNCTIONS
    1. Evaluates patients' functional abilities and limitations to determine appropriate intervention. Develops a plan of care and treatment goals, as ordered by physician or other referral source.

    2. Implements individualized treatment plans that consider patients' physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational, and age-specific needs. Ensures that treatment plans are supported by standard practices and/or current literature. Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.

    3. Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals. Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.

    4. Documents patient treatment according to professional and regulatory standards.

    5. Participates in the provision of training to other staff and students.

    6. Follows plan of care to accomplish functions within established procedures and scope of practice. Makes independent judgments based on specialized knowledge. Confers with supervisor on any unusual situations. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physician offices, patient families, third party payers, and medical supply companies.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program.

    Current licensure in the state of practice. Certificate of Clinical Competence or documented acceptance in Clinical Fellowship Year. BLS certification required.

    Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.

    Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Speech Pathologist (Pool)
    Encompass Health    Scottsdale, AZ 85271
     Posted 5 days    

    A stronger bond with patients

    A stronger chance of recovery

    BE THE CONNECTION.

    Your role as a speech pathologist (SLP) lets you be the connection between the compassionate care you provide and exceptional patient outcomes. Use your passion for rehabilitation to ensure that patients receive care that sets the standard while you lead with compassion and empathy. Enhance the impact of your abilities with national post-acute care leader Encompass Health.

    What Makes Encompass Health Careers Different-and Better:

    Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients' lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.

    Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live.We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you'll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:

    SPEECH PATHOLOGIST (SLP)

    (HOSPITAL/FACILITY NAME)

    (CITY/STATE)

    (SHIFT INFORMATION)

    (BONUS INFORMATION, IF APPLICABLE)

    Here is your opportunity to channel the full extent of your knowledge, skills, ambition, and experience on a daily basis. Inspire our patients to progress each day as you:

    * Provide speech-language treatment and patient care according to hospital, state and federal regulations and professional guidelines.

    * Delegate tasks and supervise fellows, technicians and assistants.

    * Maintain open and ongoing communication with hospital departments to ensure that patient, staff and hospital needs are met.

    Credentials:

    * Current state licensure or certification on or before the first day of employment required.

    * CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy essential.

    * Successful completion of an accredited master's degree program or an accredited bachelor's degree program plus sufficient experience in the field a must.

    * Demonstrated competence in speech-language pathology evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment required.

    * Effective communication skills for working with patients, families and caregivers required.

    Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:

    * Benefits that begin when you do.

    * Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.

    * Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.

    * Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.

    * Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.

    * Flexible spending and health savings accounts.

    About Us:

    Helping patients regain hope and independence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. We operate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 36 states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven by our core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do what's right, focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.

    Realize the powerful difference you can make. Take this opportunity to join our team.

    To learn more about us, please visit us online at encompasshealth.com

    Connect with us:

    https://www.facebook.com/EncompassCareers

    https://www.linkedin.com/company/encompasshealth/

    https://twitter.com/encompasshlth

    https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Encompass-Health-EI_IE1959649.11,27.htm

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Address: 9630 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale 85260
    Shift: Day Job
    Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
    Job ID: 2110471User Supplied Image


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Rehabilitation Speech Language Pathologist (SLP - CCC)
    Centra Healthcare Solutions    Cottonwood, AZ 86326
     Posted 5 days    

    A great SNF / LTC facility is looking for an experiencedSpeech Language Pathologist to join their growing team for a 13 week assignment! The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for the assessment of referred patients that require rehabilitation services which includes; providing direct patient care to assess their medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions and potential for rehabilitation. Also, the Speech Language Pathologist will establish and administer a treatment program with specific goals determined according to the patient's capacity and tolerance under the direction of the Physician. As well, the Speech Language Pathologist must set realistic and achievable goals for their patients, document and record the patient's condition and educate patients and families in an appropriate therapy method. Requirements include: Must be an SLP - CCC Must have graduated from an accredited school. Current state license as a Speech Language Pathologist or proactively in the process of the application process for current state licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist. Current CPR certification. Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient. About Centra: Centra Healthcare Solutions is a nationwide employment firm focusing on finding you a Speech Language Pathologist Job, SLP Job, SLP Travel Job, Travel Speech Language Pathologist Job. We have many dynamic positions with cutting edge programs throughout the entire United States and various settings to meet each healthcare professional's criteria. Benefits of a Local Contract or Travel Assignment through Centra: Highly competitive pay rates. 401(k) plan. Direct deposit and weekly pay. CEU Reimbursement. A chance to explore new places and new opportunities throughout the United States. The opportunity to make sure that the career you choose is a good fit before committing to a permanent scenario. 100 % coverage of the premiums of a comprehensive health insurance plan. Licensure reimbursement. Housing accommodations or a very competitive tax advantage plan(if you qualify). Flexibility of work schedule, including guaranteed hours(if applicable). Assignment completion bonuses(if applicable). Mileage reimbursement(if applicable). Please apply online for this fantastic opportunity or feel free to contact us at 1-800-535-0076. We look forward to assisting you in finding an optimal career.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Rehabilitation Speech Language Pathologist (SLP - CCC)
    Centra Healthcare Solutions    Sierra Vista, AZ 85671
     Posted 5 days    

    A great SNF / LTC facility is looking for an experiencedSpeech Language Pathologist to join their growing team for a 13 week assignment! The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for the assessment of referred patients that require rehabilitation services which includes; providing direct patient care to assess their medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions and potential for rehabilitation. Also, the Speech Language Pathologist will establish and administer a treatment program with specific goals determined according to the patient's capacity and tolerance under the direction of the Physician. As well, the Speech Language Pathologist must set realistic and achievable goals for their patients, document and record the patient's condition and educate patients and families in an appropriate therapy method. Requirements include: Must be an SLP - CCC Must have graduated from an accredited school. Current state license as a Speech Language Pathologist or proactively in the process of the application process for current state licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist. Current CPR certification. Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient. About Centra: Centra Healthcare Solutions is a nationwide employment firm focusing on finding you a Speech Language Pathologist Job, SLP Job, SLP Travel Job, Travel Speech Language Pathologist Job. We have many dynamic positions with cutting edge programs throughout the entire United States and various settings to meet each healthcare professional's criteria. Benefits of a Local Contract or Travel Assignment through Centra: Highly competitive pay rates. 401(k) plan. Direct deposit and weekly pay. CEU Reimbursement. A chance to explore new places and new opportunities throughout the United States. The opportunity to make sure that the career you choose is a good fit before committing to a permanent scenario. 100 % coverage of the premiums of a comprehensive health insurance plan. Licensure reimbursement. Housing accommodations or a very competitive tax advantage plan(if you qualify). Flexibility of work schedule, including guaranteed hours(if applicable). Assignment completion bonuses(if applicable). Mileage reimbursement(if applicable). Please apply online for this fantastic opportunity or feel free to contact us at 1-800-535-0076. We look forward to assisting you in finding an optimal career.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Speech Pathologist - Outpatient PRN - Network Float Pool
    HonorHealth    SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85258
     Posted 5 days    

    Overview

    Join the HonorHealth network float pool program and you'll have the unique opportunity to enjoy the rewards of providing the highest level of evidenced-based care in one of our five Magnet® designated facilities, and the flexibility to make the most of work-life balance, and earn premium pay.

    + For this opening, we are looking for the following preferred qualifications:

    + 6 months of Speech Pathologist experience

    Responsibilities

    Job SummaryThe Speech Pathologist is responsible for the identification, evaluation, and treatment of speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice and swallowing disorders for patients of all ages of care. They use specialized skills to promote goals of prevention of dysfunction, restoration of function and/or reversal of the progression of pathology in order to enhance quality of communication, voice, swallowing and cognitive-linguistic abilities. In collaboration with patients and family members, they develop and update appropriate plans of care that assist in returning patients to their highest level of function. The act in accordance with physician referral guidelines, state and national organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. They embody strong customer service skills and communicate in a concise, tactful manner with physicians, co-workers, caregivers, family members, patients and other healthcare professionals.

    + Implements an individualized treatment plan through the use of skilled, evidence-based therapy techniques, addressing disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-linguistic, voice, swallowing, fluency and all other areas within scope of practice. Provides verbal and written instructions to patients, caregivers, and family members as needed. Maintains a current knowledge of speech pathology techniques through continuing education courses, professional journals, etc. as well as DNV and Medicare requirements.

    + Evaluates patients per Department Operating Policy. Demonstrates sound clinical reasoning in synthesizing data gathered in the evaluation and instrumental assessments and when identifying treatment diagnoses. Establishes an appropriate, comprehensive plan of treatment with measurable, obtainable and functional goals and a defined discharge plan. Demonstrates competency in all areas of objective measurement, as appropriate to the setting (i.e., modified barium swallow studies, fiber-optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing).

    + Maintains accurate and current documentation in the patient’s medical record as required by the profession and the department, including evaluations, daily treatment notes, updated individualized treatment plans, progress reports, discharge summaries, and daily patient charges. Completes billing and billing sheets according to department billing procedures and within established timeframes. Assumes responsibility for role in achieving/maintaining financial stewardship by utilizing all resources effectively and efficiently.

    + Provides instruction and teaching of therapeutic procedures and ongoing routine care as needed. Teaches patient, family, and appropriate staff the exercises, activities and routine care that may be appropriately performed by other personnel or patient/family. Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills to enhance and encourage collaborative relationships. Acts as a resource for therapy-related issues to therapy assistive personnel and staff from other departments.

    + Confers with the physician to clarify treatment plan and discuss patient status when indicated. Consults with appropriate medical personnel regarding patient’s needs, status, and discharge plans. Communicates any speech pathology discharge recommendations to case managers and other key personnel. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds as indicated. Communicates information and addresses concerns to achieve optimal treatment outcomes as demonstrated through feedback and documentation. Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills to enhance and encourage collaborative staff relationships.

    + Assists in the identification of department needs and process improvements. Contributes to the recruitment and retention of talented staff through positive role-modeling and fostering peer relationships. Participates in departmental and interdepartmental staff meetings, in-services, utilization review programs, committees and student preceptor and/or mentor programs.

    + Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    EducationMaster's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited university approved by the ASHA, prior to starting employment RequiredLicenses and Certifications Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHA

    and current AZ License to Practice Speech Language Pathology

    or

    A Clinical Fellow with a current Temporary AZ License in Speech Language Pathology issued by the AZ Department of Health Services, prior to starting employment Required

    Basic Life Support (BLS) prior to starting employment Required


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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