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Providence Health & Services Speech Language Pathologist in Colville, Washington


Providence is calling a Speech Language Pathologist (Physical Therapy Dept, Day Shift, Full-time/40 hours per week) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

$2,000 sign on bonus offered for caregivers new to Providence*

Our critical access hospital has 25 beds including 5 swing beds, and 4 CCU beds. This position provides the opportunity to work in both the outpatient and acute settings, leaning much heavier towards outpatient pediatrics. Because we are small and practice in a rural setting, you would have the opportunity to hone your skills by working with a wide variety of patients from all ages and diagnoses. The in-patient caseload varies and is primarily related to dysphagia clinical evaluations, although our referrals have been building for communication and cognition. Our SLP staff is willing to supervise a CFY for the right SLP and are looking forward to sharing their knowledge and providing a strong mentorship partnership. We offer competitive salary, a sign on bonus, strong benefits and the opportunity to provide compassionate care to all, especially the poor and vulnerable!

In this position you will:

  • Provides speech therapy services appropriate to the needs of the client and consistent with current knowledge about the practices pf speech pathology.

  • Assists with, or performs, according to scope of practice, a timely assessment of patients, according to policies, procedures, and protocols, taking into account age/developmental stage.

  • Performs communication disorders and swallowing assessment of patients according to policies, procedures, protocols and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) practice standards.

  • Performs speech, language, swallowing and voice therapy according to policies, procedures, protocols and ASHA practice standards.

  • Provides instruction and education to patient and family in therapeutic procedures and home programs.

  • Refers to other health care providers when needs are identified.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Speech Pathology

  • Dysphagia evaluation and therapy training

  • Current Washington State License as a Speech and Language Pathologist or, in the case of Clinical Fellowship year, eligible for Washington State Speech and Language Pathologist Interim Permit

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech, Language, and Hearing A ssociation (ASHA) OR Eligibility for the Clinical Fellowship Year

  • 1 year in clinical, acute care, rehabilitation, or home health setting or applicable clinical practicum/intern experience

  • Ability to deal with a wide variety of communication disorders among all age groups

About the hospital you will serve.

Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Washington-Colville

Req ID: 220931