Speech Pathologist PD - Acute Care Rehab (flat Rate) - Lansing - job 677032

Sparrow Health System

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Lansing, Michigan

Employment type: Full-time


Positions Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:

Evaluate patients, plan treatment programs and provide speech therapy interventions in order to maximize the value, potential, and satisfaction of our customers.

Essential Duties:

  • Perform speech therapy patient evaluations.

  • Communicate the treatment plan, treatment goals, and progress toward goals to the patient and/or caregivers.

  • Provide speech therapy interventions according to the established plan.

  • Instruct patients and/or caregivers in home programs.

  • Perform medical record documentation according to established criteria.

  • Communicate with other health care professionals, including patient referral sources, both verbally and in writing, according to established criteria.

  • Delegate to Patient Care Technicians, Rehab Aides, Rehab Support staff, students, and interns according to established criteria.

  • Supervise the interventions provided by PCT's, Rehab Aides, students, and interns.

  • Re-evaluate patients, modify treatment programs and goals as needed, and make recommendations at the time of discharge.

  • Supervise the activities of students and volunteers.

  • Cooperate with support staff and other health system departments in order to maximize the efficiency of non-clinical services such as the registering, scheduling, and billing of our patients.

  • Seek ways to continually improve the value of our services and maximize our customers' rehabilitation potential by actively participating in activities such as inservices, staff meetings, team meetings, continuing education courses, and patient conferences.

  • Maximize customer satisfaction by treating our customers with respect and responding to their needs in a prompt, friendly, and courteous manner.

Job Requirements

General Requirements • Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech/Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or eligible for clinical fellowship year. • Licensed in the State of Michigan. • BLS Certification (within 6 months of hire). Work Experience Minimum 1 year experience with adult care patients dysphagia and videofloscopy swallow studies Education Master's Degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited program in Speech/Language Pathology. Specialized Knowledge and Skills • Basic clinical skills providing speech/language pathology services. • Effective written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. • Ability to perform multiple tasks and adapt to changing work situations are required. • Preferred experience with Vital Stim ® • Preferred experience with FEES • Preferred experience with voice disorders. Years Of Experience

  • 1 - 2 Years

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Location: Sparrow Hospital

Activation Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Expiration Date: Monday, November 1, 2021

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