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Speech & Language Pathologist-Rehabilitation Services

Location: Honolulu, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 775517 Date posted: 03/12/2019
Under indirect supervision and according to guidelines of American Speech/Language/Hearing Association, provides and ensures high quality and cost effective speech-language pathology, evaluation, and treatment services. Collaborates with physicians, hospital, SNF, clinic, outreach, home care, other agency staffs, and families to facilitate appropriate communication of health management. Participates in case management activities that promote appropriate admission and discharge to/from hospital, SNF, clinic, home care, and other agencies. Specializes in identifying and assessing patients in need of cognitive, communication, and swallowing therapy. Counsels patients and caregivers, teaching skills to families and staff. Provides case management of caseload and discharge planning. Coordinates services with other staff, caregivers, and community resources (e.g., public and private agencies). Acts as patient advocate and coordinator. Functions as liaison between communicatively impaired individuals and care-giving system.

Essential Functions:
- Provides evaluation, diagnosis and care plan development related to cognitive, communication, and swallowing disorders
- Provides direct or indirect communication and swallowing therapeutic and counseling intervention in hospital, SNF, clinic; coordinates appropriate referrals for speech-language pathology follow-up with contract and community services
- Provides backup coverage during other speech-language pathology staff absence
- Provides continuing formal and informal education for professional staff
- Coordinates, develops, and facilitates group treatment, education and related materials for clients and caregivers
- Develops and maintains reports and data with outcome results pertaining to caseload management, quality assurance and peer review issues
- Collaborates with other personnel to identify goals and objectives for discharge planning needs
- Participates in stroke rounds, SNF patient care Rounds and other patient care meetings where caseload is involved
- Participates in peer review and QA studies and meetings as delegated by supervisor
- Participates in development of materials and programs under direction of immediate supervisor
- Obtains review and co-signature of supervisor on written reports and documentation as requested by ASHA for CFY certification
- Maintains own continuing education to keep abreast of clinical evolution
- Develops and teaches in-service programs for professionals in cognitive, communication, and swallowing disorders and health promotion as delegated by immediate supervisor
- Additional essential functions as listed in the complete job description
Basic Qualifications:
- Master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology from American Speech/Language/Hearing Association Educational standards board accredited program
- Successful completion of Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) under supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist
- Valid Hawaii Speech/Language Pathologist license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure)
- Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification

- National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire
- Strong diagnostic, evaluation, counseling, and case management skills working with interdisciplinary teams
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, interpersonal relations, and customer service
- Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone
- Reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
- Training/giving and receiving instructions
- Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g., organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertness
Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Hospital/Medical Offices 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 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: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Speech Therapy Department: Rehabilitatn Therapy-Acute I/P 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.

Respiratory Care

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.


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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