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Clinical Specialist, Speech Pathologist

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 Job Title: Clinical Specialist, Speech Pathologist
 Company Name: Citrus Valley Health Partners
 Employment Type: Per Diem
 Location: WEST COVINA, CA, United States
 Department: Speech/Language Pathology - QVC/CVMC
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 8 hour shift/variable
 Shift Details: travel across campuses as needed.
 Hours/Pay Period: 0
 Degree Required: None Specified
 Job ID: 11.77800-0-07382
 Date Posted: Feb 28, 2014
 Years Experience: unspecified
 Campus/Location: Queen of the Valley Hospital
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  Complete Description

Conducts clinical speech and language pathology services including patient evaluation, interpretation of evaluation results and intervention relating to various diagnoses for pediatric, child, adult and geriatric patients. The therapist will accurately assess and treat language/speech and swallowing impairments resulting from neurological insult/disease, developmental disabilities and delays, impaired oral motor abilities or laryngeal functions, dehydration/malnutrition or change in anatomy secondary to trauma or surgery. Communicates with physicians and other referral sources, and provides clinical guidance to non-licensed personnel. Works with various healthcare team members.The Therapist will administer contrast media, under the direct supervision of the attending radiologist, during videofluoroscopy in order to observe, collect data, and measure parameters of swallowing. Individual Therapists are assigned age population as per training.

A minimum of 50 hours of continuing education must be accrued in a specialty area. To maintain status, SLP must attend at least one continuing education course per year. Excellent customer service skills required.

Five years' of active licensed clinical SLP experience is required. Competent in 2- 3 of the following areas: Bedside Swallow Evaluation, Videofluoroscopy, Blue Dye Swallow Evaluation.

Current California licensure as an Speech Language Pathologist. BLS Required. Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) through ASHA. Certifications required for specific procedures.  Under extenuating circumstances, a grace period of no more than one month will be allowed for ASHA Certification of Clinical Competency renewals.

*Citrus Valley Health Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment. No question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.  Equal access to employment, services, and programs is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department by calling 626-858-8515.

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.