Speech Pathologist - 141821

--- Speech Pathologist PRN (per diem) opportunity open in Fallon, Nevada.
Experience with barium swallow test required.
Pay Opportunity is $31.
91 - $50.
97 per hour based on experience.
--- About Banner Churchill Community HospitalLocated in Fallon, Nev.
, Banner Churchill Community Hospital is a 40-bed licensed hospital offering the most comprehensive array of medical services in rural northern Nevada.
We provide comprehensive and emergency care, including an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles.
This makes us one of only two hospital-operated paramedic/EMT/EMS providers in northern Nevada.
Our location in Fallon - a short drive from both Reno and Lake Tahoe - offers a wealth of lifestyle advantages, including rustic, rural charm, along with a recreational wonderland of outdoor sports, such as boating, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, hunting, horseback riding and off-roading.
About Banner HealthBanner Health is a comprehensive, award-winning, nonprofit health system with facilities in seven western states.
Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices, and much more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided.
The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
--- Job SummaryThis position provides screening, evaluation, and rehabilitation services for patients with speech and language disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency.
This position plans and carries out specialized treatment programs, documents treatment, and maintains data regarding patient care.
This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Essential FunctionsEvaluates patients functional abilities and limitations to determine appropriate intervention.
Develops a plan of care and treatment goals, as ordered by physician or other referral source.
Implements individualized treatment plans that consider patients physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational, and age-specific needs.
Ensures that treatment plans are supported by standard practices and/or current literature.
Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.
Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals.
Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.
Documents patient treatment according to professional and regulatory standards.
Participates in the provision of training to other staff and students.
Minimum QualificationsMasters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program.
Current licensure in the state of practice.
Certificate of Clinical Competence or documented acceptance in Clinical Fellowship Year.
BLS certification required.
Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers.
Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.
Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting and experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Speech Pathologist in the specialty area.
Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.
Preferred QualificationsAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.

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