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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Farmington
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

  • 36 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate
  • Benefits Eligible
  • $2,500.00 Sign-On Bonus Eligible

Company and Job Overview

Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri — a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.

 

Parkland’s Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient and medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including oncology services, an infusion center, a wound care clinic, and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.

 

 


Role Purpose

The Registered Speech Pathologist or Speech Therapist provides skilled speech and swallow therapy services to patients including all aspects of evaluation and treatment.


Responsibilities

  • Establishes treatment plan and provides treatment, considering discharge needs; expected discharge functional status; and appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Educates, collaborates with, and conferences with patients, families, and other health care providers; making recommendations for referrals to specialists as needed.
  • Delegates to assistants, techs, and students through written and verbal communication including determining the skill level or competency required to provide interventions to best meet the needs of the patient.
  • Completes documentation in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Provides assessment, reassessment, and/or consultations for Speech Services.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Speech Pathology
  • Speech Language Pathologist license

 


Preferred Qualifications

  • ASHA certification

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Columbia , Speech Language Pathologist, Other , Farmington, Missouri

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