Providence Health & Services Speech Language Pathologist in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Speech Language Pathologist to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska. This is an On-Call/PRN position.

The Speech Language Pathologist plans and conducts medically prescribed initial screenings, assessments, intervention and treatment for human communication disorders and dysfunction.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluate patient/resident physical, social, emotional, and cognitive skills as related to his/her prognosis.

  • Plan and implement treatment in concert with physician’s orders and in accordance with professional standards.

  • Conduct medically prescribed initial screenings, assessments, intervention and treatment for human communication disorders and dysfunction.

  • Document all aspects of care and outcomes in a manner that is clear to others and that meets service standards. Complete all required documentation in a timely manner and according to departmental policy.

  • Provide patient/resident family education in a variety of physical settings. Develop community educational or screening programs as needed.

  • Assess patient’s functional abilities and limitations and makes recommendations for augmentative or alternative communication devices as indicated, working with durable medical equipment suppliers or audiologists as needed.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree or Doctorate in Speech Language Pathology

  • Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist in the State of Alaska

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire

  • Current Alaska driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of vehicle insurance

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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-Kodiak

Req ID: 203498