Speech Therapist II – On-Call Inpatient/Outpatient Adult

Speech Therapist II - On-Call Inpatient/Outpatient Adult

Speech Therapist II – On-Call Inpatient/Outpatient Adult

Speech Therapist II – On-Call Inpatient/Outpatient Adult

Primary Location Santa Clara, California

Job Number 1078214

Date posted 06/08/2022


Provides diagnosis and treatment for more complex forms of communication problems. guarantees adherence to regulations and standards. oversees entry-level employees' work and provides assistance to community programs.

As of 9/26/2021, Northern California's Rehab Services roles are collectively bargained for by UNAC/UHCP (United Nurses Association of California/Union of Health Care Professionals).


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Significant Duties:

Provides specialized treatment to adults and children for a range of communication difficulties, voice and swallowing difficulties, and neurological defects. It also evaluates and delivers diagnostic testing. Informs doctors and family members/caregivers of test results.

Cooperates with the doctor as the treatment plan evolves. gives more inexperienced therapists training. takes part in the creation of in-service training programs for staff development. oversees the work of contract therapists and the care given to patients at facilities other than Kaiser. provides advice to multidisciplinary teams.

Creates carries out, and keeps up departmental policies and procedures. ensures adherence to all applicable local, state, and federal requirements. determines and suggests ways to save expenses and enhance services. aids in community outreach initiatives.

Regular position compensation reviews are done at Kaiser Permanente. any moment, Kaiser Permanente maintains the right to review job descriptions, make changes, or convert such positions to hourly pay. Typically, affected employees are only notified of such changes before they are implemented.

Secondary Purposes

To accommodate operational considerations, the schedule may change.



Basic Qualifications: 


  • Minimum two (2) years of previous experience as a Speech Therapist.  


  • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  

License, Certification, Registration

  • Speech-Language Pathologist License (California)
  • Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology Certificate
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
  • National Provider Identifier  


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A



Primary Location: California, Santa Clara, Santa Clara Medical Offices

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1

Shift: Day

Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

Working Hours Start: 12:01 AM

Working Hours End: 11:59 PM

Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A20|AFSCME|UNAC-UTNC-United Therapists of Northern CA

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Santa Clara Homestead Hospital – Speech Therapy-Inpatient – 0206

Travel: No


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