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Providence Speech Language Pathologist in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Speech Language Pathologist (0.5 FTE, Day Shift) to Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

Provides diagnostic and therapeutic treatment to patients who exhibit speech language or swallowing disorders and are inpatients or outpatients of Providence Centralia Hospital or are seen through contractual speech/language services. Education of staff, patients and family is emphasized relative to diagnosed speech language or swallowing disorder.

In this position you will:

  • Provides initial patient evaluation in accordance to physician request in order to initiate appropriate treatment, which is reasonable in the terms of accepted practice and necessary to recovery of function

  • Utilizes department forms and protocol. Utilizes age appropriate knowledge to determine treatment plan.

  • When necessary seeks additional information from MD, other staff, and family.

  • Evaluation shall include; history, chief complaint, examination and recommendation for treatment.

  • Establishes treatment goals and plan of care based on assessment and test results. Plan based on assessed data.

  • Provides therapy treatment to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability.

  • Utilizes modalities, procedures, mobilizations, exercise activities and tests as appropriate to age and culture

  • Re-Evaluation of patient and adjustments in treatment plan is based on acceptable practices

  • The ability to instruct the patient to achieve maximum compliance with treatment and results in a minimal amount of time or provide education to patients and their families to achieve maximal results.

  • Utilizes appropriate documentation in accordance to department policy and consistent with profession practices regulatory agencies and insurance providers.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree -A graduate of a program approved by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).

  • WA State Speech-Language Pathologist License

  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association certification.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS).

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with clinical responsibilities in a hospital, clinic, home health or skilled nursing facility or other related medical field

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 287077