Dignity Health Speech Pathologist Coordinator in GRASS VALLEY, California
Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) is a 104-bed acute care hospital located in Grass Valley, CA, providing compassionate, quality health care to residents and visitors of western Nevada County since 1958. Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital delivers a comprehensive range of health care services including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, cancer care, and cardiology services. The not-for-profit hospital is an affiliate of the nationally recognized Dignity Health system, linking patients to important regional resources such as the Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento and the Dignity Health Neurological Institute. For more information, visit snmh.org.
The incumbent serves in a dual role as a clinician and as a discipline leader. As a direct provider of care, the incumbent serves as a role model in the evaluation and treatment of patients exhibiting communication and swallowing disabilities; including, but not exclusive to, oral-motor functioning; speech and voice production; language and cognition. The incumbent evaluates, develops, and implements treatment plans utilizing current and effective methodologies, maintains effective documentation thereof and demonstrates a high degree of competency in treating any of the following: neonate, pediatrics, adult, and geriatric patients as applicable to the site/level of care of employment.
5+ years of clinical experience in Speech/Language Pathology.
Experience in a supervisory role and in precepting. Has good oral and written communication skills, has good organizational skills.
Specialized assessment for the appraisal of neuropathologies as they relate to communication and swallowing function including aphasia, cognition, dysphagia and dysarthria, medical terminology, current speech pathology techniques, standards, principles and procedures, basic computer skills.
Current California license as a Speech Pathologist,
Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
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Job ID 2018-51711
Employment Type Full Time
Department Speech Language Pathology
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility Sierra Nevada Memorial
Location GRASS VALLEY
Standard Hours 4 days per week 10 hour shift