Speech Pathologist - Winchester Rehab Center
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- Entity: Winchester Medical Center
- Shift: Day
This is a position working as a Therapist at the Winchester Rehabilitation Center. Winchester Rehabilitation Center is a 30 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility treating adult patients with a variety of diagnoses related to neurology, trauma, orthopedics, post-surgical, cardiac, pulmonary, oncology and/or other medical illnesses. Our therapists work closely with an interdisciplinary team to establish and implement a comprehensive plan of care with the goal of patients returning to a community based setting upon discharge. Opportunities for therapists include mentorship, committee involvement, educational opportunities, and clinical ladder advancement.
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
As a Therapist II, the employee supports the overall Mission and Vision of Valley Health by providing the highest quality and best-practice service to its customers. The Therapist II may be employed in any one of the rehab settings, is an active member of the interdisciplinary team, is responsive to physician referrals, determines the skilled and medically necessary needs of the patient and provides discipline specific interventions to improve the safety and functional independence of its clients through the rehab process. Feedback from the Therapist II is critical to determine and recommend the patient's progression through the continuum of care. The Therapist II is responsible for establishing and maintaining professional competence, identifying educational needs and seeking out learning opportunities from more advanced clinicians and specific continuing education. The Therapist II is mindful of the fiduciary responsibilities and delivers rehabilitation services in a timely and efficient manner, adhering to licensure, documentation and billing guidelines, and begins to recognize need for program development and process improvement initiatives. Clinical settings may include: Acute: Orthopedics Medical/Surgical Medical/Pulmonary Neurology Cardiac ICU Step Down Trauma NICU (OT) CST Inpatient Rehab Orthopedics Neurology Trauma Outpatient Orthopedics Neurology Pediatrics Women's Health Drivability Vestibular Lymphedema Aquatics Vision Wound Care. In addition, the employee maintains a working knowledge and is supportive of departmental, hospital and organizational initiatives and updates, and stays current with communication, such as emails, in a professional and timely manner.
What You Will Bring:
Post Graduate Certificate, Bachelor's or Master's degree in Speech Therapy. Has completed CI credentialing course, home study adult learning course, or equivalent (up to one year to complete after hire)
Minimum two years of clinical experience (4,160 hours).
Certification & Licensures
SLP licensure - Virginia/West Virginia licensure or transitional license at time of hire required
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Basic computer and keyboarding skills or participation in computer training within the first year of employment. Competent to successfully interact with patients, according to their special needs which may apply based upon the age of the patient served - Age Specific Competencies. Learning and exhibiting consistent proficiency for entry level, setting defined, basic competency in the provision of discipline specific interventions. For advancement: Overall minimum score of “Exceeds Expectations” and at least “Fully Meets Expectations” in all individually scored areas on most recent performance appraisal; exhibits consistent proficiency for advanced level, setting defined, competency in the provision of discipline specific interventions.
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
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