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Providence Speech Pathologist - PEC in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Speech Pathologist (Speech Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers who deliver 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 under the prescription of a physician licensed in the state of Alaska.

  • Participate in monitoring of resident dining rooms during mealtime to assist/identify staff and resident interaction for safe eating, communication, resident positioning and staff and resident education.

  • Document goals and progress for the medical record according to facility guidelines.

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

  • Provide resident, family and staff education in a variety of physical settings.

  • Demonstrate competency and knowledge of specific department equipment.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology

  • State of Alaska licensure

  • Current BLS certficiation required from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year experience working with pediatric to adult severely handicapped population in acute or long term care setting

  • Certificate in Clinical Competency in Speech

About Providence Extended Care at the Cottages

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 275300

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