Job ID: 289887411  |  Last Updated: 12/10/2020

Speech Therapist

RCH Speech Therapy
Rapid City, SD
Applicant Contact
Cindy Carver
(605) 755-5527
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Job Summary
Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages, birth through geriatric, and documentation of that care as outlined in the policy and procedure guidelines, will carry out other patient care and operational duties for the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department, as indicated, and will do so with a positive attitude. Will provide speech therapy services to outreach sites as indicated.

Job Description
Essential Functions:
Clinical/Patient Care
Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards.
Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards.
Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations.

Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards.
Professional Development
Demonstrates initiative in individual professional development. Completes all education required by the Regional Health system and for licensure/certification in a timely manner. Actively promotes the profession within Regional Health and to the outside community.
Supervision of Ancillary Staff
Provides supervision according to state, federal and professional association standards.
Patient Centered Care
Incorporates and educates patient, family and caregivers in treatment, goal setting and discharge planning as appropriate.

Additional Requirements
Education - Masters degree in Speech Pathology
Certification - Certificate of Clinical Competence - American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA)
Must hold an active SD license

Experience - 1+ years of Rehabilitation Experience
Certification - Speech Therapist (ST) Certification - American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA)
Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.
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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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