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Position Details

Department: Speech Pathology
Category: Rehab/Therapy
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 470318
Date Posted: 9/5/2019
Employee Type: PRN

Position Summary

This position is responsible for providing speech-language pathology services to a pediatric population, from neonate to adolescent, including evaluation and treatment in the areas of communication and swallowing.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Evaluates and treats patients with communication and swallowing disorders/delays, demonstrating knowledge of normal growth and skills necessary to provide age appropriate services. Uses pediatric based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of the child. Establishes appropriate treatment plan with age-appropriate goals and target timeframes, which are discussed with family and mutually agreed upon
  2. Maintains appropriate documentation per the Policies & Procedures Manual in compliance with JCAHO and CARF standards, including participation in Total Quality Management.
  3. Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital, and community, professionally interacting with physician, families, and hospital/community personnel.
  4. Evaluates recommended needs for equipment and supplies.
  5. Assists in the monitoring of speech pathology students
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
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