Providence Health & Services Speech Pathologist in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Speech Pathologist to Providence Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a PRN position working two weekend days per month and two holidays per year.

The Speech Pathologist will develop, coordinate and maintain Speech Language Pathology services in collaboration with physicians, primary partners, and patient/family.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate 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.

  • Asses, 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.

  • Assist in coordinating discharge plan.

  • Exhibit critical thinking skills and activities relevant to level of education, training and specialty.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters or Doctorate degree in Speech Language Pathology

  • State of Alaska licensure as a Speech Pathologist

  • CFY candidates will be considered, with commitment of continued employment after certification and full licensure

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience and credentials in sub-specialty

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 197826