Providence Speech Pathologist - PTCC in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Speech Pathologist (Speech Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Transitional Care 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 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.
Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served.
Demonstrate personal and interpersonal qualities that support the Core Values of Providence Health System.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology
State of Alaska licensure as a Speech Pathologist
Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within 30 days of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Certificate in Clinical Competency in Speech
1 year of experience working with pediatric to adult severely handicapped population in acute or long term care settings
About the Transitional Care Neighborhood.
The Transitional Care Unit has a total of 52 beds with a variety of health rehabilitation issues (ages 20 and up). This is an exciting, busy unit with constant change, many admits, discharges.
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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.
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.
Job Category: Speech Therapy
Req ID: 267533