The Rehabilitation Services Speech Pathologist will communicate timely, clearly and in a professional manner with staff, patients, patient family members, physicians and other internal/external customers. The staff member will demonstrate skills in listening, conflict management, system problem solving, decision-making and process improvement. Therapists will practice in compliance with professional standards and professional code of ethics.
The Speech Pathologist is responsible for assuring that the PNHS values of Head + Heart, Together, are achieved through daily departmental operations. This includes, but is not limited to, direct patient care, professional growth and development, outcome/competency assessment, compliance with regulatory standards (CARF, JCAHO, OSHA, professional organizations, and other regulatory agencies); and participating in process improvements to advance patient care outcomes and satisfaction.
Therapists that qualify for senior status also serve as a mentor and clinical link between staff and supervisor/manager regarding department policies, procedures, and events. These team members are required to meet clinical ladder category expectations that may be achieved during the scheduled work day or through involvement in professional activities outside of their scheduled work day.
Masters Degree or Doctor of Philosophy in Speech Language Pathology (Communication Disorders). Recommend experience as a Speech Pathologist preferably in a medical setting.
1. Licensed with the Minnesota Department of Health
2. Required membership in professional organization American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and recommended membership in state organization Minnesota Speech and Hearing Association (MSHA).
3. Individuals are responsible for the travel arrangements required to meet the expectations of the position.
4. This position requires credentialing through PNHS, following the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) guidelines.
Minnesota Hospital Association - 18 months ago