SPEECH THERAPIST - MUHLENBERG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - HOME CARE


  • Location: Owensboro, KY
  • Posted: Dec 5, 2019

Job Description


Evaluates and treats patient populations for speech-language therapy needs. Assesses and treats according to appropriate competency levels.

Job Responsibilities

Provides direct patient care, maintains clinical records and follows performance improvement recommendations.

Performs skill proficiency requirements as related to experience. Educates and counsels patients and families regarding treatment plans.

Aides with department maintenance. Utilizes equipment and materials according to standards and identifies new resources desired for projected budget formulation.

Assists with statistical data collection for performance improvement projects. Assists the Supervisor with graduate student supervision.

Supervises SLP students completing clinical rotations.

Organizational Responsibilities

Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.

Education

Master's Degree or higher in Speech-Language Pathology or related field required.

Licensure/Certification/Registration

Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) in the state of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position. Valid driver's license required. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Work Experience

A minimum of 1 years' relevant experience required.

Skills and Attributes

Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

FLSA Classification

Exempt

Disclaimer

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.

Additional Position Related Details

Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:

Bending/Stooping - Frequently

Climbing - Never

Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently

Kneeling - Occasionally

Lifting/Moving Patients - Occasionally

Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Frequently

Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Never

Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Never

Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Never

Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Never

Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Never

Reaching - Frequently

Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Never

Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently

Running - Never

Sitting - Frequently

Squatting - Occasionally

Standing - Frequently

Walking - Frequently

Audible Speech - Frequently

Hearing Acuity - Frequently

Smelling Acuity - Never

Taste Discrimination - Never

Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently

Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently

Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently

Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.

Employment Type


  • PRN (As needed)

Owensboro Health

1201 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303

Phone: (270) 685-7747

Web: https://www.owensborohealth.org/

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