Providence Health & Services Speech Language Pathologist - Hospital in Valdez, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Speech Pathologist at the Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska. This is a part time position - 20 hours per week.

Develops, coordinates and maintains Speech Language Pathology services in collaboration with physicians, primary partners, and patient/family. Assists in direct patient care. Collaborates with other team members to plan and provide important aspects of care, in compliance with standards and guidelines established by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

In this position you will:

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate Speech Language Pathology services under the prescription of a physician licensed in the state of Alaska.

  • Communicate with team members and outside agencies to identify patient needs, changes, overall condition of patient, and determine future levels of care.

  • Contact vendors for durable medical equipment needs.

  • Assists in coordinating discharge plan.

  • Provide patient and family education in a variety of physical settings.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology

  • Current license to practice Speech Pathology in the State of Alaska. CFY candidates will be considered, with commitment of continued employment after certification and full licensure.

  • Current Alaska Drivers’s license

  • Traveling is a requirement of the position

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience and credentials in sub-specialty

About the Medical Center you will serve:

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 167243