Speech-Language Pathologist (PRN) - Program in Physical Therapy | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Position Summary Position is responsible for providing direct patient care, to include: performing evaluations, establishing goals, planning speech therapy treatment programs for teens/adults referred to speech therapy by the physician or community partners. Position may also assist with clinical program development and related performance improvement activities as assigned by clinical manager. Job Description Position is zero-hourly (PRN) and individual will work on an as needed basis with the need for flexibility due to the needs of patients and the clinical practice. Ability to lift 10 pounds from floor to waist, carry 10 pounds for short distances, and push and pull occasionally with moderate force. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Delivers evidence-based speech/language therapy evaluation and treatment services typically offered in the clinic or community, including any follow-up services to ensure appropriate outcomes. Assures services are delivered in a safe and effective manner. Demonstrates flexibility, team building, and active participation in departmental functions in order to promote an efficient and positive work environment. Adheres to discipline specific State Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Performs duties in an ethical manner in accordance with discipline specific professional code of conduct. Carries full patient caseload, ensuring management of patient schedule. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Completes all aspects of clinical documentation including billing and all other assigned documentation. Records evaluations, goals, treatment plan, client response, and progressive change in the clientâ™s record according to established protocols and adheres to all departmental and regulatory policies. Ensures care is provided under a valid referral from an appropriate referral source and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient. Notifies supervisor of schedule openings and concerns with caseload management. Maintains communication with supervisor related to service needs such as necessary supplies, equipment and clinical training in order to effectively complete assigned duties. Confers and collaborates with physicians, other health care practitioners, families and/or caregivers to obtain additional information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and coordinate speech/language therapy intervention with other care providers. Orients, instructs, and directs speech/language therapy students and rehabilitation technicians in patient-related activities as assigned. Participates in program development and implementation activities as assigned. Participates in performance/quality improvement initiatives as assigned. Attends related departmental related meetings, conferences, and continuing education courses. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations. Preferred Qualifications Ability to apply principles of scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form to include technical instructions. Demonstrates current knowledge and application of safety issues particularly as applied to body mechanics. Ability to coordinate hand movements to write, type, manipulate folders, and client body parts as needed. Good organizational and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve simple and complex problems. Excellent and professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. An ability to interview, counsel, or advise clients, patients, and their families and work well with all personnel. Ability to perform high level problem solving, negotiation, and executive functions. Able to organize, prioritize, and effectively manage a caseload of varied patients and use judgment regarding discharge planning and timing of services. Proficient computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, and E-mail. Comfortable with an evidence-based practice work environment dedicated to continual improvement and effective change. Ability to handle confidential matters discretely. Required Qualifications Masterâ™s degree in speech and language pathology from an accredited program with two to three years of clinical experience. REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a speech and language pathologist in the state of Missouri. Basic Life Support Certification, Level C, or obtains certification within one month of employment. Grade C13-H Salary Range $31.35 - $48.60 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Accommodation If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please email   CandidateQuestions@wustl.edu   or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.

Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view eligibility criteria. EEO/AA Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a LinkedIn feature, which allows you to apply by using your LinkedIn profile to populate some of the job application fields.