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Speech Pathologist - Pediatric

Kaiser Permanente
Westminster, CO 80234
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PEDIATRIC Speech language pathologist. Primary responsibilities include completing speech and language evaluations and participation on a multidisciplinary developmental pediatric and autism team. Position will be primarily staffed in Westminster, with the potential for some travel to different Kaiser locations. Candidate should be skilled in ability to: Perform comprehensive pediatric speech and language evaluations for a wide range of disorders including autism spectrum disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, stuttering, social communication- Complete speech and language evaluation as a part of multidisciplinary team evaluation -  Prefer strong background in autism and cleft palate evaluations- Computer proficiency to complete documentation and manage outside referrals.- Provide member support via phone and email for scheduling, triaging, making recommendations and managing internal and external referrals.

Performs comprehensive diagnostic evaluations of speech and language disorders. Provides short-term therapy or makes appropriate referrals. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
  • Interviews patients, obtains case histories, and evaluates speech, language and voice problems.
  • Plans, evaluates and revises treatment methods and techniques to meet patients' needs.
  • Provides short-term therapy within benefit guidelines.
  • Provides consultation and coordination with physicians and other disciplines regarding speech pathology referrals and patient care programs.
  • Teaches and consults with patients and their families to enhance the patients' communication skills.
  • Develops and recommends procedures and policies for the Speech/Language program.
  • Maintains records in accordance with professional practice, State and Federal guidelines and program policy.
  • Provides in service education for professional and support staff.
  • Establishes and maintains community resource referral system for additional services.
  • Participates in in-services, workshops, seminars, and professional organizations to maintain and upgrade professional skills.
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    Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-26

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    Speech Pathologist
    12th2018 - Speech Pathologist
    Overall Rating: 12/220
    Median Salary: $74,680

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