Speech Language Pathologist Rehabilitation

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Wailuku, HI 96793, USA
  • Oct 08, 2019

Job Description

Provides evaluation, diagnosis and care plan development related to cognitive, communication, and swallowing disorders.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provides direct or indirect communication and swallowing therapeutic and counseling intervention in hospital, SNF, clinic. Coordinates referrals for speech-language pathology follow-up with contract and community services.
Provides backup coverage during other speech-language pathology staff absence.
Provides continuing formal and informal education for professional staff.
Coordinates, develops, and facilitates group treatment, education and related materials for clients and caregivers.
Develops and maintains reports and data with outcome results pertaining to caseload management, quality assurance and peer review issues.
Collaborates with other personnel to identify goals and objectives for discharge planning needs.
Participates in stroke rounds, SNF patient care Rounds and other patient care meetings where caseload is involved.
Participates in peer review and QA studies and meetings as delegated by supervisor.
Participates in development of materials and programs under direction of immediate supervisor.
Obtains review and co-signature of supervisor on written reports and documentation as requested by ASHA for CFY certification.
Develops and teaches in-service programs for professionals in cognitive, communication, and swallowing disorders and health promotion.
Participates in orientation of new staff and student interns. Available for on-site observation by students.
Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate application of CPT-4 codes for all services provided. Keeps abreast of coding modifications and/or definitions (e.g., attends ongoing coding training sessions).

Basic Qualifications:



Master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology from American Speech/Language/Hearing Association Educational standards board accredited program.
Successful completion of Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) under supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist.
License, Certification, Registration

Valid Hawaii Speech/Language Pathologist license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).
Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.
National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.

Additional Requirements:

Strong diagnostic, evaluation, counseling, and case management skills working with interdisciplinary teams.
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, interpersonal relations and customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:


Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Memorial - Kahului Tower 221 Mahalani St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: S03 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Rehabilitatn Therapy-Acute I/P Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.