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Speech Pathologist (PRN)

Posted on Nov 20, 2022 by UnityPoint Health

Cedar Rapids, IA
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Responsible for patient examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic intervention.  The staff speech-language pathologist practices within the scope of the profession of Speech Language Pathology for adult and pediatric patients.  


Why UnityPoint Health?

Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

Benefits – Our competitive program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

Development – We believe equipping you with support and is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


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Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

·         Examines patients/clients - obtains history, performs a systems review, and selects and administers discipline- and age-specific tests and measures to obtain data

·         Evaluates patients/clients - makes clinical judgments based on data gathered during the examination

·         Develops patient/client diagnoses or problem lists (cluster of signs and symptoms)

·         Develops patient/client prognoses (optimal level of improvement and time needed to achieve it)

·         In collaboration with patient or family develops plans of care with measurable goals

·         Develops and implements patient/client interventions, including delegating and supervising support staff

·         Provides patient and family education and training

·         Completes required patient care documentation and communication

·         Formulates and implements patients discharge plans in collaboration with others

·         Collaborates with hospital departments and community agencies to deliver coordinated care.

·         Maintains a safe and orderly work environment

·         Meets department productivity standards


Program and professional development

·         Provides clinical supervision of students

·         Facilitates orderly department functioning

·         Participates in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and hospital meetings

·         Participates in interdisciplinary task forces and committees

·         Participates in performance improvement activities

·         Contributes to program development

·         Participates in hospital and department provided in-services and community education

·         Participates in development and education of colleagues

·         Promotes a greater understanding of rehabilitation and of Speech Pathology in the hospital and community

·         Assumes responsibility for  own professional growth and development in clinical practice, regulatory and fiscal issues




Meets educational requirements as necessary for obtaining professional license in Speech-Language Pathology

Reference: 92245578

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