Speech Language Pathologist SLP Neonatal Intensive Care Unit NICU
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment Name:Banner Staffing
Services-AZWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareA rewarding
career that fits your life. Those who have joined the Banner
mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal:
Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health
care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of,
apply today!Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per Diem
opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem positions are
utilized as needed within our facilities. These positions are great
way to start your career with Banner Health. As a BSS team member,
you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to
any regular opportunities within Banner Health.Our Level III NICU
requires compassion and unique care to our patients and their
families. As an active member of the team, we require dedication in
this highly specialized area with some experience required.As a
valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy:
- Competitive wages
- Paid orientation
- Flexible Schedules (select positions)
- Fewer Shifts Cancelled
- Weekly pay
- 403(b) Pre-tax retirement
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee wellness program
- Discount Entertainment tickets
- Restaurant/Shopping discounts
- Auto Purchase PlanRegistry/Per Diem positions do not have
guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered.
Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment,
drug screen and background check (includes employment, criminal and
education) is required.POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides screening, evaluation, and rehabilitation
services for patients with speech and language disorders related to
speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and
fluency. This position plans and carries out specialized treatment
programs, documents treatment, and maintains data regarding patient
care. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and
knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of
the patients served.
1. Evaluates patients' functional abilities and limitations to
determine appropriate intervention. Develops a plan of care and
treatment goals, as ordered by physician or other referral
2. Implements individualized treatment plans that consider
patients' physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational, and
age-specific needs. Ensures that treatment plans are supported by
standard practices and/or current literature. Re-evaluates
treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.
3. Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote
patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals.
Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.
4. Documents patient treatment according to professional and
5. Participates in the provision of training to other staff and
6. Follows plan of care to accomplish functions within established
procedures and scope of practice. Makes independent judgments based
on specialized knowledge. Confers with supervisor on any unusual
situations. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management
and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the
interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physician
offices, patient families, third party payers, and medical supply
Performs all functions according to established policies,
procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as
applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner
Health with an excellent service experience by consistently
demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general
content of and requirements of this position and are not intended
to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or
responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's
MATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTING
TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Banner Health Leadership will strive to uphold the mission, values,
and purpose of the organization. They will serve as role models for
staff and act in a people-centered, service excellence-focused, and
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep,
Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch
Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond
quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs.
Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color
Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and
ability to grasp and handle objects.
Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating,
transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair.
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood
and bodily fluids.
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing,
and speaking in person or on telephone.
May require periodic use of personal computer.
Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited
Current licensure in the state of practice. Certificate of Clinical
Competence or documented acceptance in Clinical Fellowship Year.
BLS certification required.
Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and
other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal
communications and human relation skills.
Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software
applications commonly used in an automated patient care
environment. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice or
Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.DATE
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