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Providence Health & Services Speech Language Pathologist - Pediatrics *On-Call/Days* in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

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Providence is calling a Speech Language Pathologist - Pediatrics (Rehab Peds ST, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate Speech Language Pathology services for children, ages birth to 18, according to professional standards and under the prescription of a physician licensed in the state of Alaska

  • Communicate with team members and outside agencies to identify patient needs, changes, overall condition of patient, and determine future levels of care

  • Document all aspects of care and outcomes in a manner that is clear to others, and meets service standards. Plan for patient discharge with attention given to home programs, equipment arrangement, and patient/family education

  • Delegate appropriate patient activities to co-workers and aides using professional criteria. Gathers feedback from team members

  • Exhibit clinical skills relevant to level of education and training in pediatrics

  • Contact vendors for durable medical equipment/augmentative communication needs

  • Provide patient and family education in a variety of physical settings

  • Demonstrate safe use and knowledge of equipment in pediatric therapy department

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology

  • Current license to practice Speech Pathology in the State of Alaska

  • CFY candidates will be considered, with commitment of continued employment after certification and full licensure

  • Experience and credentials in pediatrics

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in dysphagia

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 311574

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