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Providence Speech Therapist in Hillsboro, Oregon


Providence is calling a Speech Therapist (1.0 FTE, Days) to Elderplace Beaverton.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive an invitation to complete an On Demand Video Interview with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

We are seeking a Speech Therapist - Elderplace Beaverton Medical Services that will manage and provide skilled speech/language pathology to geriatric participants/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities, taking into account individual participant's special physical or age-related needs. Requires skills in participant/client evaluation and treatment, as well as professional consultations to achieve maximum participant/client independence in accordance with individual's functional level and potential.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate, timely and effective evaluation and re-evaluation of participants:

  • Evaluate participant/client's current cognitive, communicative and swallowing status and develops individualized/measurable treatment goals and establishes interventions as appropriate to participant’s age, condition, diagnosis, response to treatment and learning needs

  • Incorporate participant and family as appropriate in goal setting

  • Re-evaluate and update goals in a timely manner

  • Plan and implement a comprehensive and individualized speech/language pathology treatment plan:

  • Select safe and effective treatment procedures as appropriate for the participant/client's age, condition and diagnosis

  • Modify and progress the program in response to changing participant/client needs

  • Instruct participant/client and caregivers to assist in achieving treatment goals

  • Terminate treatment as appropriate in relation to participant/client’s age, condition, diagnosis and functional performance / outcome expectations and discharge criteria

  • Communicate frequently and effectively in the professional environment with participant's, caregivers and others:

  • Provide and maintains accurate, thorough, legible and timely participant related documentation, handwritten and/or computerized, in accordance with department policy and procedure

  • Communicate frequently and effectively with others involved in participant/client’s care regarding scheduling, treatment plans, progress and discharge planning

  • Provide non-participant related documentation accurately and in a timely manner to Day Center Supervisor / Operations Manager / Rehabilitation Program Coordinator

  • Demonstrate professional behavior and pursues professional development:

  • Maintain and enhances personal expertise through appropriate professional educational experiences

  • Maintain required program competency in environment of care, age-related care, CPR and other required system trainings

  • Maintain a high standard of professional accountability with respect to appearance, demeanor, safety, ethical and legal issues

  • Promote injury prevention: in-servicing employees, families/caregivers and community groups as appropriate, and identifying and reporting potential concerns

  • Keep informed of health care issues, changing department procedures, and other department information by attending staff/team meetings and/or reading staff meeting minutes, e-mails and newsletters

  • Participate in department/service goal setting, QI activities, and Mission Practicum activities


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree -OR- Ph.D. from an accredited Speech/Language Pathology Program -OR- equivalent education/experience

  • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or eligibility

  • Speech/Language Pathology licensure through the State of Oregon, or eligibility

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification at time of hire

  • Occasionally a position will require specialized speech/language pathology experience to meet a particular department need

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Coursework/Training: Specialized speech/language pathology training to meet a particular department need

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Oregon-Hillsboro

Req ID: 272236