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Speech Pathologist PRN Mercy Health St. Charles

Location: Toledo, OH
Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
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Performs patient evaluations and re-evaluations, establishes patient treatment plan based upon the referral from the physician/referral source. Documents the patients' care and treatment process in the electronic health record. Provides leadership for Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY), Speech Students, Rehab Aides and Volunteers.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions (7-10) Statements - List the essential functions of the job. Essential functions are the reasons a job exists.
Reviews physician referral, patient's condition and medical history to determine speech and language therapy treatment needs.
Performs and documents patient evaluation, re-evaluation and develops treatment and discharge plans.
Plans and administers medically prescribed speech therapy treatments to patients.
Plans rehabilitative and counseling programs based upon physician prescription and evaluation data to treat disorders of verbal written language, voice articulation, fluency interactive communication, mastication, deglutition, auditory and/or visual processing and memory and cognition / communication.
Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to continue at home.
Modifies treatment goals and plan of care as appropriate. Communicates with other health team members. Involved with patient care conferences as appropriate.
Instructs, motivates and assists patient and family to perform various speech activities.
Responsible for overall management of patient cases including communication and coordination of care with treatment team.
Precepts in the direction and evaluation of clinical experience / internship of students from participating colleges or universities.
Orients, instructs and directs the work activities of CFY, aides, students and volunteers.
Stays abreast of current developments and new technology in speech therapy.
Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values. Adheres to standards and policies, laws and regulations. Demonstrates the ABC's of Mercy Health Culture. Holds self and others accountable.
This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
Education Qualifications -
Required Minimum Education:
Graduate Degree (Masters)
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with co-workers, physicians, patients and families. Analytical abilities to evaluate patient condition, capabilities and progress. Complies with all applicable laws and regulations and practices.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Current training through ASHA. American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
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Speech Therapy - Mercy St. Charles
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at
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