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Speech Pathologist Assistant

Location: Baldwin Park, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 831940 Date posted: 10/07/2019
Description:
Assists a licensed Speech Pathologist by implementing, as appropriate for scope of practice, treatment programs to inpatient/outpatient members having specific communicative disorders, excluding complicated neurologically based disorders, craniofacial & laryngeal & oropharyngeal disorders.  Performs job duties under close supervision of licensed Speech Pathologist(s).


Essential Functions:

- Upholds KP's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws

- Implements documented treatment plans or protocols developed by a supervising Speech Pathologist

- Provides individualized treatment to adults & children w/ specific communication disorders under the supervision of a Speech Pathologist

- Documents patient progress toward meeting established objectives & reports the information to a supervising Speech Pathologist

- Assists the Speech Pathologist during assessments, including, but not limited to, assisting w/ formal documentation, preparing materials & performing clerical duties for a supervising Speech Pathologist

- Complies w/ JCAHO, federal stat, local & health plan regulations

- Observes all regional, medical center & department policies & procedures

- Maintains privacy & confidentiality of medical information

- Observes universal precautions & all infection control safety procedures

- Maintains standards of professional behavior established to enhance quality of service

- Uses appropriate titles & greetings for patients, families, physicians & staff

- Treats all patients in accordance w/ Patient's Bill of Rights

- Attends required in-services

- Communicates clearly, effectively & appropriately at all times

- Written & verbal communication must be clear, concise, legible, timely, accurate, complete & appropriate at all times

- Maintains a courteous, professional relationship w/ patients, families, other members of the department & health care team

- Maintains equipment, supplies & work area in accordance w/ department guidelines

- Follows department policies related to equipment & maintenance

- Assists in maintaining clean & safe work areas

- Demonstrates an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional, chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients of the age group served - neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric

- Documents clinical activities in a timely, comprehensive & accurate manner following department policies & procedures

- Demonstrates effective teaching techniques when instructing patients and/or family members

- Performs other related duties, as assigned


Pay Grade: 26

Basic Qualifications:

- Associate of Arts or Sciences Degree from an accredited Speech Language Pathologist Assistant program or completion of a Bachelor's degree program in Speech Language pathology or communication disorders

- Must be registered & approved by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant

- BCLS

- Ability to speak & write English for patient care purposes

 

Notes:



- This is an on-call
position, days and hours may vary.

Primary Location: California,Baldwin Park,Baldwin Park Medical Offices 1011 Baldwin Park Blv Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Head and Neck Surgery Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

About Rehab Services Careers

Rehab Services Careers

In an effort to increase our collective knowledge and deliver higher-quality, more informed care, we encourage dialogue and collaboration across the care delivery spectrum. Our rehab department includes professionals in audiology, respiratory care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and much more.

In addition to inpatient and outpatient opportunities, we also offer home health opportunities, affording you the chance to improve patient outcomes in the home care setting. With outstanding educational opportunities and modern equipment and technology, you'll actively participate in your patients' journey to wellness while continually elevating your own expertise.

Physical And Occupational Therapists

Kaiser Permanente offers full-time, part-time, per diem, and in-house registry opportunities in a variety of practice settings, including home health, inpatient, and outpatient. Additional opportunities include occupational therapist, physical therapist, and licensed physical therapist assistant.

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At Kaiser Permanente, Respiratory Care Practitioners are an integral part of our respected health care team. They are responsible for developing patient treatment plans and have the opportunity to work in a variety of exciting and challenging areas from adult critical care to cardiology to high-risk delivery. Our Respiratory Care Practitioners have the advantage of computerized state-of-the-art equipment, including life support systems, arterial blood gas analyzers, and non-invasive monitors.

Speech Pathology

Kaiser Permanente's speech pathologists provide direct patient care to members with communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing, and implementing therapy and treatment programs.

Audiology

Our audiology professionals are a vital part of our rehab care team. They provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients.

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