Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Lead Acute Rehab - Speech/Language Pathology (1.0 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California

Clinical Services

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

The Rehab lead assists the supervisor in managing the day-to-day operations including work flow, work assignments, operational effectiveness, human resources and the resolution of technical and non-technical problems for an assigned area. The lead monitors productivity, monitors annual training compliance of staff through Health Stream and participates in performance improvement and quality monitoring.

Essential Functions

• Acts as a clinical resource and provides operational guidance and support to staff. Ensures clinical competency of employees in assigned units and maintains clinical competency skills to provide patient care.

• Assists Supervisor in preparation of staff for regulatory reviews and surveys

• Assists with interviewing job applicants and orienting new employees to patient care units

• Conducts discipline and team meetings and assists in problem solving with issues in assigned area.

• Monitors annual training compliance of Rehab Therapy staff through Health Stream.

• Monitors productivity, monitors annual training compliance of staff and participates in performance improvement and quality monitoring.

• Oversees clinical discipline.

• Participates in committees and quality and performance improvement projects as designated by Supervisor.

• Performs daily staffing and scheduling duties.

• Provides input on employee performance and assists in developing action plans for employee improvement.

• Provides patient treatment using advanced clinical reasoning skills.

• Trains staff and monitors competencies in assigned discipline; acts as a mentor.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Requirement met by License/Certification Requirement.

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support, Speech and Language Pathology, or Occupational Therapy, or Physical Therapy, or Audiology in the State of California required (Codes: OTR, PT, SLP, AuD).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

• Ability to plan, organize, develop tactical plans and set priorities.

• Ability to provide appropriate care and progress treatment based on professional standards of practice, and on the needs of the specific individual, including age and developmental considerations, cultural and psychosocial issues, precautions and medical condition.

• Ability to solve technical and non-technical problems.

• Ability to utilize sound clinical reasoning to determine appropriate patient interventions; demonstrates good safety awareness, judgment and problem analysis and resolution.

• Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.

• Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

• Knowledge of principles, methods, equipment and theory of the practice of clinical specialty.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.