Speech Pathologist-MG

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Position Details

Department: PCH-SE | OP Speech Therapy
Category: Rehab/Therapy
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 576163
Posted On: 2/25/2024
Recruiter:
Aaron Cook
Recruiter:
Aaron Cook

Position Summary

This position is responsible for providing speech-language pathology services to a pediatric population, from infant through adolescence/young adulthood. Performs evaluation, program planning, and treatment of patients in the areas of speech, language, cognitive communication, voice, feeding, and swallowing, specific to age and developmental/functional level determined by assessment.

Position Duties

  1. Evaluates and treats patients with a wide range of diagnoses including but not limited to speech, language, cognitive communication, voice, feeding, and swallowing. Demonstrates knowledge of typical development and possesses skills necessary to provide age appropriate services. Uses pediatric-based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age/ability of the child, using a framework of family-centered care. Establishes appropriate treatment plans with age-appropriate, functional, and measurable goals with target timeframes. Obtains mutual agreement upon discussion with family/guardian. Implements patient’s plan of care using various treatment modalities as prescribed by a physician. Performs patient/family teaching for maximizing function within the home/community and implementation of home program. Provides care as outlined in standards of care according to ASHA and the PCH Policies & Procedures Manual.
  2. Maintains appropriate and timely documentation in compliance with Joint Commission, state/federal guidelines, and CARF standards, including participation in Total Quality Management.
  3. Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital, and community, professionally interacting with physicians, families, and hospital/community personnel. This includes preparation and participation in in-service training programs. Supervises and directs rehab technician and/or students, providing input into their performance evaluations.
  4. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Masters Degree (or higher) in Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited university.
Required
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Pediatric experience
Preferred
2. MBS experience
Preferred
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current AZ Department of Health Services license, prior to start date.
Required
2. Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association, prior to start date.
Required
3. Current ASHA certification or in clinical fellowship year (CFY), prior to start date.
Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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