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Speech Therapist I Inpatient 40 hours

Location: Vacaville, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 762987 Date posted: 01/08/2019
Description:
Under supervision, provides diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats communication and swallowing disorders for both adult and pediatric populations. Administers diagnostic tests and implements individualized treatments.

  • Advises physician and patient of disorders and develops treatment schedule. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Implements and maintains department policies and procedures. Identifies opportunities for new or enhanced services or levels of patient care.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis.  At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status.  Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

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  • Secondary Functions:

  • Full time Speech Therapist in Level II trauma medical center; acute care.  



  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Completion of a Speech Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Internship required.

  • Education

  • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

  • Current California license required by employment start date.

  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) or obtain an NPI prior to the employment start date.

  • BLS required.



  • Additional Requirements:

     

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Modified Barium Swallow Study experience needed, but willing to train toward this skill.
  • Primary Location: California,Vacaville,Vacaville Hospital 1 Quality Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:20 AM Working Hours End: 5:20 PM Job Schedule: Full-time 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: Speech Therapy Travel: No

    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.

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    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.

    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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