Fairview Health Services Speech Language Pathologist in Maplewood, Minnesota
In collaboration with patients and families, the Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes.
Primarily responsible for speech therapy services at Optimum Rehabilitation at Woodwinds, Maplewood, and Midway locations; also provides coverage to Woodwinds hospital. Will be trained to St Joseph's and St John's and included in acute hospital weekend rotation and holiday schedule. No weekends at Optimum. Current schedule is Mon-Thu but open to Mon-Fri with two half days while maintaining a 0.8 FTE (64 hours/ pay period). Typical shifts are 8am-4:30pm, first patients are usually scheduled at 8:30am at Optimum. At this time, each Optimum site has 2 blocks per week (example Maplewood is Mon and Wed mornings, Woodbury is Tue and Thu mornings, etc) and Woodwinds hospital is covered during the gaps.
The SLP partners with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation
Gathers pertinent data
Determines treatment diagnosis
Develops an individualized plan of care through collaboration with the patient and family
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks
Determines prognosis for recovery
Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver
Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences
Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response
Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care
Establishes appropriate discharge plan
Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention
Implements plan of care
Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment
Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education
Uses acceptable medical terminology
Follows professional practice standards
Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards
Complies with department billing standards
Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management
Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements
Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated
Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity
Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement
Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making
Communicates in a respective manner
Ensures a safe, secure environment
Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs
Modifies clinical interventions based on population served
Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver
Fulfills all organizational requirements
Completes all required learning relevant to the role
Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards
Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking
Performs other duties as assigned
Certification by ASHA and Speech Language Pathology license in the state of MN
Eligible for Temporary MN license during Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)
Active MN Basic Life Support certification
- 1+ years experience
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
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Requisition ID 2018-27944
Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
Speciality Rehabilitation Services
Location Woodwind's Health Campus
Hours per 2 weeks 64
Department Optimum Rehabilitation - Woodb