Job Description

Speech Therapist- Part Time

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

A Speech and Language Pathologist delivers individualized comprehensive care to patients through the rehabilitation department utilizing therapeutic use of self, innovative technology and collaboration among patients.  Is responsible for providing dysphagia rehabilitation and speech therapy in the hospital and clinical setting to facilitate the development and rehabilitation of patients based on total assessment and written evaluation which is appropriate to the patient’s medical condition to achieve an optimum level of function for each patient.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Evaluates patients for treatment and designs and documents an age appropriate treatment plan including time frame, goals and assessment of patient’s rehabilitation potential following a referral from a qualified practitioner.
  • Performs and provides therapeutic rehabilitation services, tests, education and treatment coordination, documents treatment and outcomes and inputs appropriate charges in compliance with the state practice act.
  • Consults physician when necessary about clarification or orders, treatment plan, patient outcomes, and recommendations for durable medical equipment.
  • Collaborates as a member of the multidisciplinary team to provide safe and efficient delivery of patient care, patient education, and continuity of care.
  • Participates in departmental, hospital and corporate Key Performance Improvement projects, quality improvement initiatives, and tracking progress towards goals.
  • Communicates with staff, family and caregivers regarding safety strategies, modifications and options for implementation of goals toward care plan goals

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

Experience: 1 -2 years’ experience in an acute setting.

Education: Must have a M.S. in Speech/Language Pathology or related field, hold a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech and Hearing Association and be licensed by the State Board of Speech Pathologist and Audiologist of the State of Arizona.

Certification: BLS

PREFERRED

Certification: FEES/ Videostroboscopy

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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