Speech Pathologist (Per Diem status 1 weekend a month)

Job Locations US-OR-Hillsboro
Department
Speech Pathology-74501
Req #
2018-4428
Job Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable
# of Openings
1
Classification
Non-Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
0 budgeted hours, Per Diem status to pick up 1 weekend per month

Summary of Duties

This position would pick up 1 weekend a month in acute care for a Saturday and a Sunday, and filling in for vacation or high census needs as available.  As Per Diem status the position is eligible for an additional 10% earning code on top of base pay. On the weekends worked, Speech Pathologists also get paid time and a half. Some weekends there are not any patients for Saturday, so the individual would be on call until 12:00 on Saturday and the same thing goes for Sunday. When the on call Speech Pathologist comes in on the weekend they have a guaranteed 3 hours pay if they are called in and there is not a full caseload.

 

The speech pathologist is accountable for assessment, treatment and education of patients and the appropriate documentation of such care.  The areas of service may include, but are not limited to inpatient, outpatient and home health services as needed.

Hiring Competencies

a.    License:  Current unencumbered speech/language pathology license in the State of Oregon.

b.    Current Oregon Driver’s license and be at least 21 years old with minimum of two years’ experience in the type of vehicle being driven.  No more than one accident and two moving violations or two accidents and one moving violation or no accidents and three violations on or off the job within the past 36 months.  No conviction for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), license suspension, auto felony convictions or other serious violations within the past 36 months.

c.    Certification: Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech/language pathology issued by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

d.    Certification: American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLS preferred upon hire, and required within 90 days of hire.

e.    Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules regarding patient treatment and documentation.

f.     Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.

g.    Demonstrates effective positive interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as a team. 

h.    Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

i.      Presents a personal appearance that makes a good first impression.

j.      Practices in accordance with professional licensing, laws and professional practice act.

k.    Must be able to work in multiple locations in one day.

l.      Must be willing to work holidays and weekends as needed.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND HAZARDS:

Percentage of Time Spent:

% of time

Physical Requirement

1-30%

Standing

30-60%

Sitting

1-30%

Walking

1-30%

Lifting / Carrying

 

Physically demanding tasks:  Assisting patients with bed transfer, lifting patients up in bed.   

Overview

At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 

 

Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

 

Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.

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