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Providence Health & Services Speech Therapist in Missoula, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Speech Therapist (Speech Therapy, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. 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:

  • Continues to assess changes in patient/client status and modifies care plan appropriately to meet goals.

  • Develops objective goals and a plan of care.

  • Follows patient/client care through to completion, including identifying and planning for discharge needs and recommendations for further care.

  • Gathers pertinent information from the medical record and by interviewing patient/client and/or appropriate family members.

  • Implements the plan of care while assuring patient privacy, safety, and comfort.

  • Reports change of status information to the nurse and/or physician.

  • Teaches appropriate and safe therapeutic/rehabilitation information for improving patient outcomes.

  • Uses appropriate assessment tools in order to determine the appropriate level of care for patients/clients.

  • Documents patient/client and appropriate family members inclusion with goal setting and treatment plan.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to qualify for Speech Pathology licensure

  • Licensed to practice as a Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Montana

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist in an acute care/rehabilitation setting, hospital, skilled nursing facility or other related medical field

About the hospital you will serve.

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 248793

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