Speech Pathologist PD


  • Location: Winchester , VA
  • Posted: Jul 22, 2019

Job Description


As a per diem Therapist, the employee supports the overall Mission and Vision of Valley Health by providing the highest quality and best-practice service to its customers. The per diem therapist may be employed in any one of the rehab settings, is an active member of the interdisciplinary team, is responsive to physician referrals, determines the skilled and medically necessary needs of the patient and provides discipline specific interventions to improve the safety and functional independence of its clients through the rehab process. Feedback from the per diem therapist is critical to determine and recommend the patient's progression through the continuum of care. The per diem therapist is responsible for establishing and maintaining professional competence, identifying educational needs and seeking out learning opportunities from more advanced clinicians and specific continuing education, and in providing mentorship to less experienced therapists. The per diem therapist is mindful of the fiduciary responsibilities and delivers rehabilitation services in a timely and efficient manner, adhering to licensure, documentation and billing guidelines, and initiates research of best practices for program development and process improvement initiatives. In addition, the employee maintains a working knowledge and is supportive of departmental, hospital and organizational initiatives and updates, and stays current with communication, such as emails, in a professional and timely manner.

Qualifications


Education
Post Graduate Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree in Speech Therapy

Certification & Licensures
SLP License - Virginia/West Virginia licensure or transitional license at time of hire required
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart Healthcare Provider (HCP) - AHA approved required *
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Basic computer and keyboarding skills or participation in computer training within the first year of employment. Competent to successfully interact with patients, according to their special needs which may apply based upon the age of the patient served - Age Specific Competencies. Learning, exhibiting, demonstrating, modeling, teaching and/or leading consistent proficiency for entry or advanced level - depending on years of experience, setting defined, competency in the provision of discipline specific interventions

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
182

Physical Demands
23 A Therapist

Employment Type


  • Per Diem

Valley Health System

1840 Amherst Street
Winchester , VA 22601

Opened: 1994

Phone: (540) 536-5318

Fax: (540) 536-5318

Web: https://www.valleyhealthlink.com/Careers.aspx

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