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Speech Therapist

Owensboro Health

Location: 42303
Posted on: January 7, 2022
SPEECH THERAPIST Allied Health Hours: 7a-330p Days - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-77 - 40009A
Job Summary Evaluates and treats patient populations for speech-language therapy needs according to appropriate competency levels. # Job Responsibilities Provides direct patient care, maintains clinical records, and follows performance improvement recommendations. Educates and counsels patients and families regarding treatment plans. Performs skill proficiency requirements as related to experience. Aides with department maintenance. Utilizes equipment and materials according to standards and identifies new resources desired for projected budget formulation. Assists with statistical data collection for performance improvement projects. Assists the supervisor with graduate student supervision by supervising SLP students completing clinical rotations. Qualifications Master#s degree or higher in Speech Language Pathology required upon hire OR Master#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire No experience required SLP - Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Rarely Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.