Samaritan Health Services Speech Pathologist in Lincoln City, Oregon

Come to the Oregon coast and enjoy miles of unspoiled beaches, unlimited outdoor activities, a friendly work and community environment, fresh air and a high quality of life. At Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital, we have a large and well equipped therapy department within a critical access hospital.# Enjoy a dynamic and supportive therapy environment and professional camaraderie.## # JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Responsible for providing safe and effective speech-language pathology and dysphagia services by implementing appropriate evaluation, treatment, and education designed to meet the identified communication and swallowing needs of the patient. Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, families/caregivers, and team members. Promotes teamwork. In this position, you will provide care for patients in the acute, outpatient and home health settings.# Completed Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association is strongly preferred. # DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Rehabilitation teams at Samaritan evaluate and treat patients with injuries or conditions that have caused either a decline in self-care, physical mobility or functional independence. Enjoy a dynamic and supportive therapy environment, professional camaraderie and 45 minute treatment times. The speech therapy teams at Samaritan evaluate and treat those experiencing difficulty with speech sounds, language, voice, swallowing, and cognition (memory, attention and problem solving). We provide care to adult and pediatric patients with a wide variety of diagnoses in both the acute and outpatient settings. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS Current unencumbered Oregon Speech-Language Pathology license required. Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association, or active participant in Clinical Fellowship Year (CYF) required. Must be able to travel to multiple points of care. Healthcare Provider BLS required. # KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Therapy and Counseling - Possess the skills and knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and cognitive conditions. Ability to provide counseling and guidance. Business Writing - Strong business writing skills, including the ability to professionally communicate clinical content in written documentation that is easily understood by the end user. Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas. Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) SIT WALK - INCLINE LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 40 - 60 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 20 - 40 Lbs SQUAT Static (hold #30 sec) KNEEL (on knees) CRAWL (hands # knees) ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Upward CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 60 or more Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds BEND FORWARD at waist PUSH (20-40 pounds force) PULL (20-40 pounds force) STAND WALK - LEVEL SURFACE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs# CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds REACH - Forward PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force) MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist

Weekend Required: None

Salary Range: $33.24 - $48.81

Overtime Rule: 40

Posted: 03/09/2018

Req #: 39999