Speech Language Pathologist

US-AR-Conway
Job ID
2017-9269
Job Type
Part Time

Overview

EXOS helps people perform at a high level so they can achieve what matters most to them. Since our founding in 1999, we’ve become a leader in proactive health and performance, trusted by more than 150 clients, including corporations, academic institutions, health systems, sports organizations, the U.S. military, community centers, and residential communities. With award-winning facilities and spaces, technology, equipment, and services, EXOS connects people to the solutions they need and provides individualized plans based on time-tested fundamentals and research in order to help people take control of their health and performance.

 

We know that athletes’ careers evolve and their goals change, but the one constant is the demand for staying at the top of their game, and pushing it to new levels. That’s why we develop personalized game plans for athletes around the world at any point in their career. We’ve helped individuals and teams in just about every sport on the elite level as well as college, youth, and high school. Wherever athletes are preparing to compete, EXOS specialists are helping them get there — from club team tryouts and high school championships to renowned events like NFL combine, the Olympics, and the World Cup.

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

This position requires the responsibility of providing treatment in a variety of settings such as: inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, and home care patient population. Speech Therapists are also responsible for providing treatment for individuals of all ages with communication, cognitive, and/or feeding and swallowing disorders.

 

The Speech Therapist will work with patients, initially evaluating them and establishing a plan of care. The Speech Therapist should be able to develop a plan of care using their skills as, identifying goals and ensuring patients are progressing and adapting the treatment plan according to progress and other applicable conditions.

 

Essential Functions & Duties:

  • Demonstrate complete competence in oral and written communication while maintaining accurate departmental records
  • Select, administer, diagnose, score, and interpret appropriate speech/language/cognition/swallowing test to appropriate patients
  • Prepare and submit diagnostic reports within 24 hours for inpatients and within 1 week for outpatients
  • Request that evaluation and treatment materials, patient education information, and protocols, be ordered as needed
  • Provide a speech/language/cognition/swallowing evaluation as requested within a 24 hour time period for inpatients, including written report with established goals
  • Design a schedule that allows completion of all work activities, including paperwork, in an efficient and effective manner
  • Collaborate with other professionals to serve the needs of the patient by actively listening, responding professionally to feedback, and demonstrating collaborative therapy and co-treatment
  • Earn continuing education of professional development units sufficient to meet requirements for state licensure requirements, and certification maintenance for ASHA
  • Comply with hospital policies and procedures
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and dignity

 

Secondary Functions & Duties:

  • Participate and/or present in-service lectures to other staff members, students or other groups of interest
  • Assist with clinical education for SLP interns
  • Assist in coverage needs for other facilities as needed
  • Assist with preparation of departmental objectives
  • Assist with departmental PI Data collection and peer review process
  • Serve on TRS committees as needed
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary for providing or facilitating treatment from culturally and linguistically different backgrounds

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Master or Doctor of Speech Language Pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Must be familiar with all the techniques and treatments covering the entire field of Speech Therapy
  • 1 Year clinical experience is preferred for Home Health positions
  • Licensure qualifies therapist to assess and treat the pediatric through the geriatric population with a focus toward National Patient Safety Goals

Skills and Core Competencies:

  • Uses appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals when engaged in Speech Therapy practice, research, education, including patients, families, practitioners, and co-workers
  • Express own ideas and feelings clearly and demonstrate a willingness and ability to give and receive feedback
  • Read and record observations and plans legibly, efficiently, and accurately in documents such as the patients chart, which may be written or electronic
  • Observe patients for the purposes of eliciting information; accurately describing changes in facial expression, mood, activity, and posture; and perceiving nonverbal communication
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and abide by professional standards of practice

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Possess the emotional stability to function effectively under stress and to adapt to an environment that may change rapidly without warning and/or in unpredictable ways
  • Maintain and assume a variety of positions including, frequent standing or sitting, walking, bending, climbing, squatting, stooping, kneeling, reaching forward and overhead, turning, and movement of the trunk and neck in all directions
  • Minimal to daily travel time may be required

 

We are an equal opportunity employer

EXOS is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws. EXOS provides reasonable accommodation to employees and applicants for employment who have disabilities. You may request reasonable accommodation, in writing, by reaching out to our People Operations department at  : 

 

Attention : People Operations, Accommodations

2629 E. Rose Garden Ln. 

Phoenix, AZ 85050

 

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