Speech Therapist | Orthopedic & Specialty Hospital | Full Time 32 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_3101


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Speech Therapy


MHOSH Speech Therapy

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Job Summary

Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages, birth through geriatric, and documentation of that care as outlined in the policy and procedure guidelines. Will carry out other patient care and operational duties for the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department, as indicated, and will do so with a positive attitude. Will provide speech therapy services to outreach sites as indicated.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards.
●Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards.
●Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations. Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards.
●Demonstrates initiative in individual professional development. Completes all education required by the Regional Health system and for licensure/certification in a timely manner. Actively promotes the profession within Regional Health and to the outside community.
●Provides supervision according to state, federal and professional association standards.
●Incorporates and educates patient, family and caregivers in treatment, goal setting and discharge planning as appropriate.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Masters degree in Speech Pathology
Certification - SD Speech Language Pathology License - South Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology; Certificate of Clinical Competence - American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA)

Experience - 1+ years of Rehabilitation Experience
Certification - Speech Therapist (ST) Certification - American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA)

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

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