Organizes and conducts Speech-Language programs, and
participates in educational and administrative duties inherent to
the position. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner
consistent with our mission and values.
Principle Accountabilities: % Of Time Spent
Provides patient care including the following: Performs testing
and evaluation procedures as indicated; plans Speech-language
pathology program for each patient based on evaluation findings and
physician prescription; instructs patient in home program, use of
equipment and communication aids. Provides liaison with nursing
divisions and medical staff with patient care and Speech-language
patients. Promotes safe environment for patients and staff in
hospital. Responsible for S.T. inventory and ordering of supplies.
Maintains department in an orderly manner. (60%)
Records and reports patient initial, progress and discharge
notes in a timely way. Attends scheduled team conferences and
discharge planning meetings. (25%)
Represents the department when indicated at professional and
related conference and meetings. (5%)
Reports to the Inpatient Supervisor regarding program
development, form revisions and Quality Improvement as indicated.
- Performs other work duties as assigned. (5%)
- Master's degree in speech Language Pathology from an accredited
institution. 2. Must be licensed or have a provisional license by
Missouri State Board of Healing Arts prior to start date and ASHA
certified 3. As required by the state, therapist obtains necessary
annual CEU's maintaining compliance with state guidelines
Employee will be eligible for or licensed by the State Board of
Healing Arts in Missouri Employee will hold a Certificate of
Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing
Association Must be certified in CPR The assessment, care and
treatment provided by the Speech Language Pathologist will be
consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The
Speech Language Pathologist is competent to care for patient age
groups including the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric adult
Employee is required to sit, stand and walk frequently. Employee
must lift/carry a light (1-20 lb.) medium (21-50 lb.) and heavy (50
lb. +) loads occasionally. Employee may be required to lift over
100 lb. with assistance. Employee is occasionally required to bend,
squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is
frequently required to reach forward and reach overhead. For
repetitive action, employee is required to use both hands for
simple grasping and pushing/pulling. Employee is occasionally
exposed to electrical hazards, temperature changes. Pt is
frequently working with radiology/radiation services performing
Modified Barium Swallows (Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%,
Continuously: 67-100%) Job Relationships: Member of a comprehensive
health care team, including other health care providers, the
patient, the patient's family and significant others. Provides
direction to: Technicians and student technicians, clerical staff
Supervised by: Director of Therapy Services and Inpatient
Supervisor Supervises: Practicum students
Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry
of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the
communities we serve.
Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high
quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and
respect for each other and those we serve.
As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy
communities in the region through our commitment to high quality,
safe and personalized services.
We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of
We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were
members of our family.
We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of
the common good.
We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and
We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and
FACES - Friendly - Available - Caring - Efficient - Safe
Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and
effective communication with internal and external customers.