Monday-Friday (8 hour shifts)
The staff Speech Therapist functions as an integral part of the rehabilitation team and has a responsibility for evaluating and treating patients requiring services associated with speech therapy. The Speech Therapist is expected to communicate with the physicians regarding the patient’s treatment plan and progress and deliver services consistent with policies and procedures governing the delivery of patient care by the Rehabilitation Department, State Licensure and Code of Ethics standards.
Position primarily focuses on Pediatrics and Outpatient Speech patient population. Works closely with interdisciplinary team (OT/PT/Providers) to coordinate care plans for best patient outcomes.
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Clinical Excellence/Patient Care
Development & Patient Education
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Master’s degree from accredited curriculum in Speech Therapy
Current licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Iowa
Must possess and maintain current BLS certification or obtain certification within three months from date of hire. Completion of four hours of stroke education prior to the end of orientation and annually
Membership in Professional Association is desirable
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
Basic Computer skills
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.