• Speech Pathologist - St. Joe's (Casual)

    Job Location US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    Rehabilitation Services
    Contract Status
    Authorized Hours
  • Overview

    Evaluates, plans and implements treatment programs to ensure maximum patient outcomes. Involves patient and family in goal setting and completes timely documentation. Consults with referring practitioner as needed and remains current on treatment techniques.


    This 8 hour shift would start at 7:30am or 8am. Must be willing to work a weekend rotation. Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) strongly preferred.


    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
    • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
    • Evaluates and establishes the diagnosis of speech/language disorders and prognosis. Select, plan and coordinate speech and language rehabilitation that is individualized to the patient, reflects the evaluation findings and is prioritized based on input from patient, family and team
    • Maintains compliance with professional standards and performs treatment procedures that adhere to standards of practice of ASHA
    • Coordinates/supervises clinical education program and volunteers. Participates in ongoing professional development. Maintains and upgrade clinical skills through participation in in-service training, seminars, conferences, etc
    • Applies knowledge of therapeutic techniques during the evaluation and throughout the course of treatment and adjusts the treatment plan regularly and appropriately as patient status changes
    • Provides educational materials and methods appropriate to the patient and includes family/caregiver in education and training as needed
    • Consults with referring practitioner and other team members to ensure quality care and treatments are provided to the patient
    • Completes documentation that reflects patients response to treatment, actual performance, and assessment relevant to the treatment plan and eventual discharge needs
    • Addresses discharge planning needs from evaluation to discharge as evidenced by team feedback and documentation


    • Master's Degree in Speech Pathology from a University or College program accredited in Speech Pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), or a University or College program whose Speech Pathology Chariperson or Supervisor is ASHA certified in Speech Pathology
    • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) through MN Department of Health
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)
    • Minimum of 260 hours of supervised practicum experience in Speech Pathology from the training institution granting the Master's Degree
    • 1-3 years related job experienced preferred
    • Assessment, Planning, Evaluation: Collects and analyses pertinent data and/or clinical findings. Incorporates clinical findings and scientific evidence in the development, coordination and implementation of an individualized plan of care to achieve desired outcomes. Evaluates progress towards goals and outcomes identifying opportunities for improvement and change
    • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
    • Evidence Based Practice: Evaluates and/or assists in the evaluation of practice in relation to existing evidence identifying opportunities for the generation and use of research
    • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection. Ability to interact effectively, listen actively and develop positive working relationships with diverse customers and staff honoring different world views
    • Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes
    • Patient Education: Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families
    • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
    • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional
    • Team/Relationship Management: Partners with teams effectively to maximize performance, utilizing communication skills, facilitation skills, and knowledge of team dynamics and adapting to change
    • Treatment Planning: Identifies expected outcomes and develops individualized treatment plan of care


    About HealthEast


    At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.


    We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.


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