Speech Language Pathologist

Allina Health

Allina Health

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St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

February 06, 2024


34002300 Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation United


Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

Allina Health is a not-for-profit health system that cares for individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. If you value putting patients first, consider a career at Allina Health. Our mission is to provide exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. This includes you and your loved ones. We are committed to providing whole person care, investing in your well-being, and enriching your career.

Key Position Details:

  • 1.0 FTE (40 hours/week)
  • Day shift
  • 8 hours per day
  • Rotating weekends

Job Description:

Provides care that is appropriate, efficient, and effective patient care meeting the customer’s requirements for Speech Language Pathology. May include treatment for communication, cognitive or swallowing impairments.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Provides therapy to patients.
    • Assesses each patient, as related to the therapy requested on physician referral and provides reassessments.
    • Gathers data including patient past and current health issues, systems review, selection of tests and measures to elicit additional information.
    • Makes clinical judgments based on examination and data gathered to generate an accurate therapy diagnosis.
    • Predicts optimal level of improvement and amount of time needed to reach that level.
    • Uses reexamination to determine whether predicted outcomes and goals are reasonable and modifies as necessary.
    • Involves patient and family in establishing goals of treatment.
    • Designs implements and modifies therapeutic interventions.
    • Uses re-examination to determine whether predicted outcomes are reasonable modifies as necessary.
    • Coordinates, communicates, documents and bills per program, regulatory and professional standards.
    • Accommodates selection of tests and measures and therapeutic interventions to the age of the patient or client.
    • Makes referrals to other practitioners as appropriate.
    • Selects and delegates appropriate tasks of the plan of care per professional guidelines.
    • Supervises the therapeutic program and maintains oversight of the plan of care.
    • Promotes rehab services by ensuring patient and physician satisfaction.
  • Participates in performance improvement and process improvement activities for the department.
    • Supports and promotes new services as requested.
    • Provides ongoing input to enhance the services provided by the department.
    • Develops and promotes new and current programs as requested.
    • Assists co-workers in managing the teams’ productivity/performance targets.
    • Manages their daily patient schedule.
    • Assists in maintaining an efficient clinic flow including assisting with scheduling, cleaning rooms and laundry.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Communication Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology


  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist - MN Department of Health required
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required within 60 Days
  • Valid Driver’s License required upon hire - MN and WI residents must obtain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence within 60 days of employment if providing services for Home Care and Hospice

Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently

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