Kaiser Permanente Speech-Language Pathologist (1.0 FTE, Olympia) in Olympia, Washington

Provide evaluation, diagnosis, evidence based treatment, and prevention measures to patients related to speech, language, learning, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing/feeding and fluency disorders. Develop and implement patient care plans. Provide patient care within an integrated Care Delivery (IGP) model including coordinated care with physicians, family and other team members with regards to diagnosis, intervention and progress. Fulfill all documentation and coding requirements. Follow Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington and departmental policies and procedures. Comply with all regulatory requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, diagnose and provide treatment for speech, language/learning, cognitive-communication, swallowing and fluency disorders.

  • Complete required procedure or visit documentation and coding.

  • Contribute to program development and quality activities. Meet continuing education, certification and training requirements.

  • Provide feedback to team per integrated Care Delivery model.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of clinical experience.

Education

  • Master's degree in communication disorders or speech-language pathology.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Washington State License for Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Certificate of Competence or Clinical Fellowship status for ASHA by date of hire/transfer.

  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Certification obtained shortly after date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Clinical competence for age(s), populations, and disorders based on job site location that may include; autism spectrum disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, feeding aversion, adult neurogenic disorder, dysphagia, speech, language, fluency, voice, and cognitive-communication.

  • Must be proficient with computers including Word, Excel, Epic, SonaSpeech.

  • Expert level of competence with skills that include specialty training in FEES, videofluoroscopy, videostroboscopy, American Sign Language, PROMPT, and accent modification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of clinical experience.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Speech-Language Pathologist (1.0 FTE, Olympia)

LOCATION: Olympia, Washington

REQNUMBER: 706104

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.