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Genesis Health System Speech Pathologist in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Speech Pathologist Department: Rehab O.P. (Bett) Purpose: To provide quality care to a variety of patients within Genesis Health System in a caring, professional and efficient manner. These settings may include inpatient, outpatient, long term care, home health care and /or outreach services. To provide the appropriate principles, methods and procedures for the identification, measurement, testing, prediction, habilitation, rehabilitation and modification related to communication development, and disorders or disabilities of speech, language, voice, swallowing, cognitive and other related disorders in the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. To complete necessary documentation in an accurate and timely manner. To supervise clinical interns in and effective and professional manner and to supervise supportive staff effectively as required by Iowa and Illinois professional practice acts. Report To: Director Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities. Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated. Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies POSITION SPECIFICATION Education: Master's Degree Field Of Study: Speech/Language Pathology Special Training: Basic Life Support Training Preferred: Licensed in Illinois Licensure/Registration: Licensed in Iowa. If licensed in another state, must obtain licensure within 90 days. CCCs or working toward such in the CFY Experience: No experience required. Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others. Physical Demands: Low Intensity: Work requires a light or low amount of physical exertion. The job requirements for manual dexterity or physical manipulation are limited. The need for physical stamina and endurance is of minimal or low significance. The degree of physical strain produced on the job is somewhat taxing, but does not usually produce fatigue and require periods of rest. Freedom of movement exists, and the job does not confine the employee to a prescribed body posture. Body movement usually involves sitting and intermittent walking. The position exceeds these demands occasionally, 10-35% of the time. Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely but the time the employee may be exposed to these conditions is limited to 10% or less of the work day. Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes Miscellaneous: