Providence Health & Services Speech Language Pathologist - Home Health in Tukwila, Washington
Providence is calling a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) (Home Health, Day Shift, 0.8 FTE) to Providence Home Services in King County, Washington. Home Health caregivers will tell you there are significant advantages to caring for individuals and families in their own homes. The home setting is intimate. It helps foster familiarity, sharing, connections, and caring between clients, families and their nurses. If you are interested in a rewarding career with us, this might be the perfect opportunity for you! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Provide in-home diagnostic and therapeutic treatment to patients who exhibit speech language or swallowing disorders.
Help patients and their families maintain dignity and independence while receiving safe, effective rehabilitation in the security of their home.
Provide initial patient evaluation in accordance to physician request in order to initiate appropriate treatment, which is reasonable in the terms of accepted practice and necessary to recovery of function.
Educate patient and family (or caretaker) regarding the therapy and maintenance of the speech or swallowing disorder.
Use critical thinking, decisive judgment, and your ability to make independent decisions.
Utilize software for the maintenance of patient records and communication with team members.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master’s degree in Speech Pathology from an institution approved by the state board in collaboration with the American Speech Therapy Association
Current Speech Therapy Licensure in the state of Washington
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
Current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Valid Washington State driver’s license and have access to daily use of an insured, reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required
1 year of Speech Therapy experience with adult physical disabilities
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Home Services is a not-for-profit, home health ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide skilled nursing and therapy for patients who are recovering from or living with an acute or chronic illness. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical/speech therapists, medical directors, and volunteers.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Speech Therapy
Req ID: 240100