Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Santa Rosa, CA

Description

Position Overview:


Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) is an experienced speech therapist who engages in professional practice in the areas of communication and swallowing. The SLP is responsible for the overall case management of home health patients including the provision of direct care with a designated visit productivity standard. This position plans, organizes, and directs all patient care services for patients in the assigned caseload in accordance with current standards and regulations, ensuring the optimal degree of quality care is maintained. Responsible for coordinating the interdisciplinary team to implement the established plan of patient care and ensuring effective management of visit utilization and control of expenses. May assist in aide supervision, agency wide orientation, competency evaluations and consultation to clinical staff related to specific expertise as requested by Clinical Manager.


Qualifications:


Education

Graduate from an accredited speech-language pathology program required.


Master's in Speech Therapy required.


Experience

One year of professional experience in an acute or similar outpatient setting required.


One year of experience in a home health and/or hospice position preferred.


Direct patient care experience within the past five years required.


Licensures/Certifications

Speech Therapist - ST license required

Driver License, Valid and in State - DL NUMBER Required

Automobile Insurance - INSURANCE Required

Basic Life Support Certification - BLS Required


Skills and Knowledge


Thorough understanding of home care services, Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, QI outcomes/benchmarking, infection control; good understanding of reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payors.

good working understanding of budget and other financial reports.


Clinical competency that meets and exceeds testing levels on a regular basis.


Self-starter with a high degree of initiative, motivation, flexibility, energy and creativity.


Ability to form harmonious working relationships with internal and external customers.


Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills and the ability to manage resources for patient care in a cost effective manner.


Excellent collaborative and problem solving skills with customers and management.


Ability to exercise independent sound judgment in planning and providing patient care.


Demonstrated ability in physical, psychosocial, and environmental assessment skills and in implementing plan of treatment.


Excellent organizational skills.


With appropriate training, demonstrates an ability to competently work with the computerized documentation tools and systems of the organization.


Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated by organization and manager.


Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with Sutter Care at Home’s strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult manager.


Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities.


Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements.


Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and certifications.


At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet Sutter Care at Home core competencies for position and area of specialty, as appropriate.


Organization: Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About the Company

Sutter Health

Sutter Health has a long history in California. Some of our facilities have been providing care in the communities we serve for more than 100 years. Today, we’re proud to partner with more than 12,000 doctors to care for more than 3 million people.

We’re inspired by our Northern California community and work tirelessly to deliver top-rated, affordable healthcare. Doctors, hospitals, care teams and employees in the Sutter Health network are always looking for new, meaningful ways to care for you and your loved ones. We believe that every moment matters when it comes to helping you live a longer, healthier and happier life.

Our not-for-profit network delivers top-rated, personalized care in more than 100 Northern California communities. Recently ranked among the Top 15 Health Systems in the nation by Truven Health Analytics™, our team of more than 50,000 doctors, employees and volunteers partner to spread innovation, improve access to healthcare services and put our patients’ needs first—all to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability.

Company Size

10,000 employees or more

Industry

Healthcare Services

Employee Benefits

Professional Development, Life Insurance, Vacation/paid time off, Flexible Spending Accounts, Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K, Retirement / Pension Plans, Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement

Founded

1921

Website

https://jobs.sutterhealth.org/