Speech Language Pathologist
TITLE: Speech Therapist
LOCATION: Warden, WA
Would you like to reside in a region surrounded by a large freshwater lake that boasts over 300 days of sunshine and work in a healthcare organization that prioritizes the well-being of the community?
Our motto is "All of us, for each of you, every time."
The community has a population of approximately 25,000, and our facility serves around 77,000 individuals. The area has a small airport, a university, and a vibrant community that offers something for everyone.
Located in the heart of the Columbia Basin in Central Washington, it is known as a Desert Oasis with four distinct seasons and over 330 days of sunshine.
If this appeals to you as a refreshing change, please continue reading...
What we are seeking:
- Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Disorders, or Communicative Disorders acceptable to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Valid Washington State Speech Language Pathologist license
- Minimum of one year of acute care experience, including bedside swallow assessment and treatments
- One year of outpatient experience with Barium Swallow studies in collaboration with Diagnostic Imaging preferred
- Experience and ability to evaluate and provide care for individuals across all age groups, from infants to geriatric patients
- Experience in developing and expanding inpatient and outpatient services, with a focus on serving the pediatric population
- Preferred experience using EMR/EHR systems
Hours and compensation:
- Full-time position
- Salary range between $99,000 and $122,000, depending on experience
- Comprehensive benefits package, including relocation assistance ($5,000) and sign-on bonus (up to $15,000)
- Join our team in delivering high-quality inpatient and outpatient services across all age groups
- Provide speech and language therapy services to inpatients and/or outpatients, including assessment, treatment, and care
- Participate in educational instruction for patients and their families
- Interpret a patient's self-report, behavior, and understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation process
- Perform evaluation, program planning, and treatment in areas such as speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, feeding, and swallowing, tailored to the patient's age and developmental/functional level
What you can expect:
- Report to the Director of Rehab
- Work in a collaborative team environment