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Speech- Language Pathologist I - Acute/SNF

Job ID JR130341 Date Posted 10/28/2022
Chula Vista, California
  • Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Day
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities

Hours

Shift Start Time:

8 AM

Shift End Time:

4:30 PM

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:

No


What You Will Do
Evaluates plans, directs and administers therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department.

Required Qualifications

  • Other Graduate of an approved professional school of Speech Therapy, or graduate of an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Speech Therapy or equivalent.
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) AND California Speech-Language Pathologist - CA Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board; OR Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship (SLPCF) - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association AND California RPE Temporary License (Speech-Language Pathologists) - CA Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board -REQUIRED


Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 Year Experience in all aspects of speech therapy.


Essential Functions

  • Department development
    Actively participates in departmental goals and the advancement of rehab initiatives. Collaborates with Rehab leadership in clinical and operational projects.
    Participates in departmental activities, such as CQI, staff meetings, and chart review.
    Participates in committees and system wide activities when requested as departmental representative.
    Participates in any plan to improve customer satisfaction including AIDET and SHARP EXPERIENCE
  • Documentation
    Documents and enters all elements of patient management.
    Documentation is completed in a timely, complete, legible, concise and accurate manner.
    Documentation follows Sharp HealthCare guidelines, professional guidelines, and meets third-party payor and regulatory requirements.
    Maintains records pertinent to departmental operations.
    Completes all documentation elements as appropriate (Interdisciplinary Plan of Care, Education record, billing, discharge plan, and others).
  • Operational efficiency
    Promotes constructive working relationships and works effectively as a part of the team to facilitate its ability to meet its goals and objectives, for efficient departmental functioning and optimal care delivery.
    Communicates patient care and departmental issues.
    Accepts changes and demonstrates flexibility when asked regarding work schedules and assignments.
    Participates in departmental activities, such as CQI, staff meetings, and chart review.
    Completes additional assignments in a timely manner.
    Offers suggestions for resolving operational issues within the department.
    Participate in committees and system wide activities.
    Provides unit specific information to students, floats, and travelers/registry personnel.
    Maintains departmental cleanliness and safety.
    Actively sets priorities and adjusts to unscheduled situations.
    Completes all regulatory requirements.
    Takes initiative in using time effectively.
    Meets productivity standards established by department leadership.
    Participates in interdisciplinary rounds, staffing and/or PT conferences as required at various levels of care. When functioning in NICU therapist will attend weekly NICU rounds as required.
  • Patient care
    Evaluates and treats patients within the scope of care in a manner that is cost-effective and appropriate to the patient's diagnosis, age and culture.
    Designs, implements an appropriate treatment plan and evaluates treatment effect, recommending changes to physician as needed.
    Assesses patient pain that interferes with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation; and provides intervention.
    Performs an appropriate assessment on all patients as related to the therapy requested and provides information and feedback and reassesses as per policy.
    Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.
    Demonstrates knowledge and safe use of modalities, equipment and therapeutic procedures.
    Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients' needs are met and hospital policy is followed.
    Completes development plan and performance is satisfactory.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

California RPE Temporary License (Speech-Language Pathologists) - CA Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Other; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); California Speech-Language Pathologist - CA Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board; Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship (SLPCF) - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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