Provide Speech-Language services to patients in accordance with a written care plan and written physician’s order
Adheres to Oregon State Speech-Language Licensing Board Standards.
Performs evaluation and treatment of patients with speech, hearing, language, cognitive or swallowing disorders.
Provides community resource and referral services.
Staff consultation and training.
May be required to drive Rehabilitation van. If requested, must meet all requirements in Work Instruction.
Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team to assure care is accomplished effectively and efficiently in a cost effective
manner. Participates in clinical care conferencing.
Gathers data and accurately documents information in a timely manner demonstrating compliance with department standards.
Participates with team members in facilitating patient’s and family’s learning throughout the course of care. Reinforces patient’s continued health care through teaching and/or referral to community agency follow-up.
Role models two-way communication of the St. Charles Health System mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the department.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Education: Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from a college or university accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Oregon speech-language pathology license. Valid Oregon driver's license and abililty to meet St. Charles Health System driving requirements.
Personal Protective Equipment: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Experience: One year experience in hospital or rehabilitation unit required.
About St. Charles Health SystemWith four hospitals and more than 220 employed medical providers, St. Charles Health System is the largest provider of medical care in Central Oregon. We take our role in our communities seriously and have pledged to work with our partners to achieve our vision: Creating America's healthiest community, together.St. Charles Health System began in 2001 as Cascade Healt...h Services when St. Charles Medical Center in Bend merged with Central Oregon District Hospital in Redmond. Today, St. Charles owns and operates medical centers in Bend, Redmond, Prineville and Madras.Our medical centers in Bend and Redmond are accredited by The Joint Commission. St. Charles Bend is Oregon's only Level II Trauma Center east of the Cascades. St. Charles Prineville and St. Charles Madras are critical access hospitals that are well regarded in their commitment to modern, progressive health care.A private, nonprofit Oregon corporation, we're Central Oregon's largest employer with more than 3,400 caregivers in Bend, Madras, Redmond, Prineville and Sisters combined. More than 350 active medical staff members and approximately 200 visiting medical staff members also make it possible for St. Charles to deliver a wide range of excellent care in a compassionate, healing environment.