Speech Pathologist - Inpatient and Outpatient

Job Number
209523
Banner Del Webb Medical Center
Shift
Day
Department
Banner Del Webb Medical Center - Thrpy-Acute-Hosp
Position Type
PT: Part-Time
Street Address
14502 W. Meeker Blvd.
City & State
US-AZ-Sun City West
Posting Category
Rehab / Therapy

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Banner Del Webb Speech Therapy

 

Servicing our adult patient population, our speech therapy team is focused on fulfilling Banner’s mission to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.  As vital members of the hospital care team, our speech therapy team provides a highly regarded service to our patients and their families in order to provide a comprehensive, collaborative treatment approach and put the needs of our patients first.

 

Additional details regarding this position:

  • The nonprofit acute care hospital has 404 licensed beds and is currently the eighth largest hospital in the Valley. Designed to grow with the community, Banner Del E. Webb has the ability to add an additional 92 beds, growing the campus to nearly 500 beds in the future.
  • Ability to split between inpatient and outpatient caseloads
  • Supportive and highly engaged therapy team
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Opportunities for continuing education

We offer unique, exciting opportunities/programs for innovative care including:

  • Inpatient and outpatient modified barium swallow studies and FEES
  • Videostroboscopy
  • LSVT Loud
  • Evaluation and treatment for head and neck cancer
  • Vital Stim

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About Banner Del Webb Medical Center
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 366 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.

 



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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position provides screening, evaluation, and rehabilitation services for patients with speech and language disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. This position plans and carries out specialized treatment programs, documents treatment, and maintains data regarding patient care. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.


Essential Functions

  • Evaluates patients functional abilities and limitations to determine appropriate intervention. Develops a plan of care and treatment goals, as ordered by physician or other referral source.

  • Implements individualized treatment plans that consider patients physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational, and age-specific needs. Ensures that treatment plans are supported by standard practices and/or current literature. Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.

  • Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals. Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.

  • Documents patient treatment according to professional and regulatory standards.

  • Participates in the provision of training to other staff and students.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program.

    Current licensure in the state of practice. Certificate of Clinical Competence or documented acceptance in Clinical Fellowship Year. BLS certification required.

    Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting and experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Speech Pathologist in the specialty area.

    Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.