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Pathologist Speech-Lang/NE

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 888947 Date posted: 08/21/2020

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Description:

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST FOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, BASED OUT OF SEATTLE, CAPITOL HILL. SERVING THE PUGET SOUND REGION. THIS POSITION SHOULD BE CONVERTED TO EXTERNAL POSTING IF NO INTERNAL APPLICANTS.



Provide evaluation, diagnosis, evidence based treatment, and prevention measures to patients related to speech, language, learning, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing/feeding and fluency disorders. Develop and implement patient care plans. Provide patient care within an integrated Care Delivery (IGP) model including coordinated care with physicians, family and other team members with regards to diagnosis, intervention and progress. Fulfill all documentation and coding requirements. Follow Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington and departmental policies and procedures. Comply with all regulatory requirements.





Essential Responsibilities:



  • Evaluate, diagnose and provide treatment for speech, language/learning, cognitive-communication, swallowing and fluency disorders.

  • Complete required procedure or visit documentation and coding.

  • Contribute to program development and quality activities. Meet continuing education, certification and training requirements.

  • Provide feedback to team per integrated Care Delivery model.



Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of clinical experience.

  • Education

  • Master's degree in communication disorders or speech-language pathology.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Washington State License for Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Certificate of Competence or Clinical Fellowship status for ASHA required by date of hire/transfer.


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    Additional Requirements:

  • Clinical competence for age(s), populations and disorders based on job site location that may include; autism spectrum disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, feeding aversion, adult neurogenic disorder, dysphagia, speech, language, fluency, voice, and cognitive-communication.

  • Must be proficient with computers including Word, Excel, Epic, SonaSpeech.


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    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of clinical experience.

  • Able to obtain shortly after hire Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Certification.

  • Expert level competence with skills that include specialty training including FEES, videofluoroscopy, videostroboscopy, American Sign Language, PROMPT, and accent modification.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Capitol Hill West Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Home Health and Hospice Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time 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.

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