Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.
The Speech Pathologist-CFY assesses, plans, implements prescribed treatments and supervises patient care under the supervision of a licensed Speech Pathologist. Assists patients to prevent disability and aims toward the promotion of maximal patient and caregiver participation. Provides patient care according to Speech Pathology, Medical Center policies and procedures including evaluations, goal setting, treatment planning, family training and the application of treatment techniques in accordance with designated practice act. Performs inpatient services per physician's orders. Participates in case conferences and discharge planning meetings, works with the program coordinator/case manager and or Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) or school representative communicating and coordinating recommendations for ongoing therapy and equipment needs upon discharge. Performs other duties as needed.
Master's Degree in Speech Pathology or Communicative Disorders required. No experience required.
Able to read, write legibly, speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities. Able to communicate in English, related positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach and collaborate; accept direction. Demonstrates understanding of the economics of rehabilitation, (i.e. Funding policies and sources, accreditation, marketability, cost management, managed care, case management systems, materials management, etc.). Cooperates with management and other associates in achieving organizational goals, clinical program, and mission. Integrates clinical and administrative feedback and direction. Able to communicate effectively in English, in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information; pay close attention to detail. Able to write, hear, read, and speak sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace; see adequately to read computer screens, and written documents necessary to the position.
Application for Speech Pathology licensure and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification in process. Basic Life Support certification required.