Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/28/2022

Speech Therapist II - Per Diem

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Speech Therapist II - Per Diem

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Speech Therapist II - Per Diem

Job Summary:

Assists the health care team in implementing the plan of care.

Responsibilities:

-Performs patient evaluations in an accurate and timely manner.

-Demonstrates ability to appropriately select, administer, score and interpret formal and informal assessment tools.

-Demonstrates ability to develop, modify, and advance treatment programs that maximize the highest functional performance of each patient, in a creative, skillful and efficient manner, and in collaboration with other team members.

-Demonstrates care planning that simultaneously incorporates patient and family goals and preferences, physician requirements and financial issues and constraints.

-Appropriately address patient education needs including, but not limited to discharge planning, home exercise programs and equipment needs.

-Demonstrates ethical behavior as defined by profession, industry and/or organization.

-Demonstrates documentation that adheres to departmental, professional and regulatory standards and time frames with clinical, multi/interdisciplinary and payer mandated documentation and clinical care communication.

-Submits timely and accurate charges.

-Demonstrates compliance with policy, procedure and practice standards.

-Demonstrates responsibility for and the enhancement of clinical skills through in-services, literature review, self-study or other learning opportunities during the year.

-Knows and understands job responsibilities and takes charge of and accepts these responsibilities.

-Demonstrates ability to learn and apply new skill.

-Completes appropriate competencies for the hospital and department.

-Provides patient care based on evidence-based medicine.

-Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of patient right to confidentiality.

-Adjusts schedule as necessary in view of fluctuations in workload.

Qualifications:

-Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent from an ASHA accredited school.

-Current SLP license in Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

-Current Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.

-Current BLS designation.

-Proficiency in MBS and ICU experience preferred, minimum of one year acute care experience required.


Additional Information

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Important COVID message

Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

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