UnityPoint Health

PRN Speech Language Pathologist

Requisition ID
2022-110325
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IA-Fort Dodge
Address
802 Kenyon Rd
Affiliate
7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
City
Fort Dodge
Department
Speech Therapy
State
IA
FTE
.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
As Needed
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed

Overview

UnityPoint Health- Fort Dodge

Speech Language Pathologist 

FTE:  PRN, fill in for staff time off & increase case-load

Shift:  Primarily Pediatrics Clinic

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Evaluates and treats speech therapy patients under physician orders in the acute,       

  outpatient, home health care or skilled nursing facilities as assigned

· Develops treatment plans for all patients assigned to case load

· Maintains appropriate documentation in the patient’s medical record

· Ongoing commitment to reducing costs and improving productivity in the speech therapy department

· Maintains positive relationships with the health care team, patient and family

· Communicates effectively in writing and verbally with all appropriate members of the patient’s healthcare team

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. Certified Clinical Competency Certification or completing Clinical Fellowship year.

 

Licensure: Speech Pathology licensure in Iowa or eligible for licensure in  Iowa,  Valid Iowa driver’s license

 

Experience: Entry level/new graduate acceptable

 

Skills/Abilities:  

· Effective written and verbal communication skills

· Basic knowledge of computer concepts

· Ability to meet time frames for work completion

· Effective skills for teamwork/team facilitation

· Ability to evaluate critically and think creatively

· Able to read and understand a variety of patient related documentation

· Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and treat rehabilitative needs of patients relative to development and age

 

Certification/Course: Maintain Basic Life Support certification

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