Speech Language Pathologist

Nome, AK
8 am-5 pm

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Purpose of Position: Performs evaluations and develops effective Speech Language Pathology Treatment plans to restore, maintain or prevent decline of patient function. Administers appropriate therapy and treatments accordance with federal, state and professional standards. Provide Speech Language Pathology services across the life span across several settings, including: long term care, acute inpatient, outpatient and telemedicine.   Uphold the organizations vision, mission, and corporate values.  Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organizations policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.   Essential Functions: ·    Provide speech and language therapy services defined in treatment plans including such therapies ·    Collaborate with physicians, case managers, and other professionals in planning and conducting therapies leading the to a healthly restoration of the patient ·    Supervises aides and other support staff as required and when needed ·    Prepare and complete all required documentation associated with Speech Language activities, services and care plans ·    Perform other duties as assigned   Personal Traits: All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organizations values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride.  Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others.     Required Knowledge: All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.   Job Specific knowledge is listed below: ·    Knowledge of regulatory and practice standards of Speech Language Pathology ·    Knowledge of assistive technology     Required Skills and Abilities: All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork.  All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills.  All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance.  In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly.  Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.   Job specific skills and abilities are listed below: ·    Skill at working effectively with federal and state governments to promote speech language pathology programs ·    Skill at integrating organizational goals ·    Above average interpersonal skills ·    Above average documentation skills     Minimum Requirements Education Degree Program   Masters Speech and Language Experience General (Non-supervisory) Supervisory Amount: 1 year working in Adult Client S&L Services 0 (years) Type:   Must have both general and supervisory experience if indicated. Credentials Licensure, Certification, Etc.   Alaska Speech Language Pathologist License and Basic Life Support certification     Physical Requirements: Use hands and arms to operate office or clinical equipment Sit less than half the workday Stand and/or walk more than half the workday Bend, stretch, twist, crouch and/or reach View electronic monitors for prolonged periods of time Lift or carry unaided less than 25 pounds Push or pull using up to moderate force See and hear with normal acuity   Working Conditions: Work is conducted in a standard clinical environment to include exposure to latex, biohazrd or other harmful substances Minimal travel is required (less than 25% of the time) Travel is required via large aircraft Travel is required via small (less than 16 passenger) aircraft   I attest that I do not have any physical, mental or medical impairment or disability that would limit my job performance. *All NSHC employees must have their COVID 19 vaccination within 2 days of job starting*   
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(ACLS,BLS/BCLS,PALS,NRP)

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