Speech Pathologist CFY at Kaiser Permanente

Expires in 12 days

Description:

All professional activities will be provided under the supervision of the RPE/CFY Clinical Supervisor as outlined by the State of California Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensing Board and the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.
Essential Functions:
  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws.
  • Administers diagnostic tests and provides individualized treatment to adults and children for a variety of communication disorders, voice and swallowing impairment and neurological defects.
  • Advises physicians of test results and subsequently recommends and implements appropriate treatments.
  • Monitors status of results and collaborates with physicians when altering treatment program.
  • Ensures compliance with TJC, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • May participate in the development of department policies and procedures.
  • Develops protocols and treatment programs within specialized areas.
  • Develops and presents in service programs in area of specialty.
  • Performs diagnostic clinical swallowing evaluations on a diversified patient population, including adults and children with a wide variety of neurologic and medical diagnosis and surgical histories.
  • Interpret and report the results of evaluations/tests to referring physicians, therapists and other medical staff.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of therapy programs addressing speech/language voice and swallowing problems for a diversified patient population.
  • Documents patients progress; maintains accurate records.
  • Adjusts program to improve effectiveness.
  • Meets client needs and determines further courses of treatment or intervention that may be necessary.
  • Performs diagnostic voice evaluations on a diversified patient population.
  • Interprets and reports results and provides recommendations regarding the need for further evaluation or services in the area of speech and pathology when appropriate.
  • Administers and analyzes test results to determine patient's communicative abilities; examines patients medical history, neurological ad psychological test results in order to determine necessary therapy.
  • Treats speech and language impairments such as functional articulatory disorders, stuttering, voice problems, delayed speech and organic disorder including cleft palate, cerebral palsy, aphasia and impaired hearing.
  • Interprets findings and treatment to patients families, teachers or other concerned parties; provides guidance and counseling.
  • Plans and conducts remedial programs designed to improve or restore communicative facility.
  • Administers treatment in individual or group sessions with patients; may refer patients to specialists in medicine, dentistry, psychology education or related areas.
  • Writes report on diagnostic findings, therapy used and progress made.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in the field of speech therapy by attending professional seminars and workshops.


Internal Bidding Period: 09/12/2019 to 09/18/19

Basic Qualifications:

Experience
  • N/A.

Education
  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in speech language pathology from an accredited program required.

License, Certification, Registration
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.
  • Must be Required Professional Experience temporary license (RPE) eligible and obtained prior to the first day of work.
  • Basic Life Support.


Additional Requirements:
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and to utilize theories, principles, practices, techniques and methods of Speech Therapy.
  • Consistently demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive

service to each other, to our members, and to customers, contracted providers, and vendors.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A.

Notes:

  • This position is for both inpatient and outpatient.
  • Travel to Moreno Valley Hospital is required.
  • Schedule to include rotating weekends, holidays and floating within the established seniority section.>
  • Schedule to include rotating weekends, holidays and floating within the established seniority section.>

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