Ascension Health Speech Language Therapist (Sign-On Bonus) in Pittsburg, Kansas

Job ID: 257672

Speech Language Therapist (Sign-On Bonus)

Pittsburg, Kansas

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Therapist-Speech/Language

City, State: Pittsburg, KS

Location: Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg

Department: Speech Therapy 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 hours, Weekly

About Us

Why Via Christi Health:

Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas. The ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health services. We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees. Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg was named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the US by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health for the last 2 years in a row.

What Via Christi Health offers:

  • Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.

  • Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

  • Compensation/Benefits: Via Christi Health offers a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.

  • Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension.They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to thosemost in need.

Job Description

What you will do:

  • As a Speech Language pathologist at Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse patient population and experience a variety of clinical settings. Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg is a modern health care facility with up to date technology and wonderful support staff. A sampling of our patient clientele includes: neurological conditions, oncology, trauma, post- operative orthopedic, and more. Our speech therapy department provides hospital based acute care services, coverage of our 12-bed inpatient rehab unit, and works designated outpatient clinic hours. As a speech therapist at Via Christi you will work in a team environment alongside physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, respiratory therapy, and physicians. We value working in a team environment with individuals that place the patient and their needs first. Our therapy team is special in its willingness to work together to provide flexibility in both work and home life.

  • Evaluates and treats patients requiring speech-language therapy.

  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.

  • Educates and counsels patient and family regarding treatment plans.

  • Maintains clinical records and follows performance improvement recommendations.

  • Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from speech therapy services. Provides information regarding appropriate support programs.

  • You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship. Creativity - Courageous Innovation. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

If you’re looking for a career where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

The qualifications you will need:

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist credentialed from the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent required Master's degree in a related field, or combination of Bachelor's degree and related experience preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

Are you ready to join the Via Christi team? Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Please see the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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