Speech Language Pathologist

Speech Language Pathologist

June 5, 2019

This is a Full Time position
Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement included
Glassdoor rating of 4 out of 5 stars

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (General overview and may not include all details of responsibilities)


Complete patient evaluation plans with short and long term goals that are medically necessary and measurable and are relevant to the patient’s needs.
Interventions are selected based on the client’s individual needs.
Communicate information from patient’s evaluation, treatment and individual care plan in a timely manner to ensure patient’s well-being.
Communicate to all necessary entities: doctors, nurses, patient, family and any other participant in the multidisciplinary team while ensuring HIPAA rules are maintained.
Complete screening, evaluations and follow up care on patients and residents as clinically and medically necessary per physician orders.
Adhere to policies and practice of applicable professional organizations and facility.
Coordinate treatment with other disciplines. Participate in multi-disciplinary, rehab and facility wide meetings.
Document the course of treatment with progress made, barriers to progress and continuing need for services.
Provide documentation daily, progress notes, evaluations, updated POC, discharge summaries and all other relevant documentations per policy and procedures.
Partake in discharge planning.
Participate in facility quality improvement and survey preparedness
Engage in continuing education and maintain current license/certification.
Assist with the development of student clinical programs and provide clinical oversight in accordance with ASHA, state practice Act and per Facility policy.
Provide patient, family and staff education as necessary with personalized methods for education to meet resident needs.
Contribute to facility relations and marketing activities.
Work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, patients and families.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Personal conduct that reflects well on CRISTA Ministries and supports our personal conduct policy

Perform all duties consistent with the CRISTA Ministries Mission Statement



A deep and abiding faith that is fully surrendered to the will of Jesus Christ, evidenced by a lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles in word and deed. Commitment to spiritual growth and development. Demonstrates the values of a CRISTA leader.


Master’s degree in Speech Pathology/Communication Disorders (SLP) from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.

Current WA license to practice.
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in process.

Rehab Optima, experience with electronic documentation system is required


Subject to call-back during emergent or special situations. Healthcare provider required to comply with the federal law (HIPAA) that addresses privacy and security of protected health information. HIPAA training required. Able to work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, patients and families.



Working as a SLP with patients/residents/clients in a skilled nursing or inpatient rehab setting.


Able to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and residents in the SNF. Serve as a teacher and provide guidance towards best practices to staff.

Positions assigned to CRISTA’s Shoreline Campus or Crista Shores will require working in areas with unsupervised access to vulnerable adults through CRISTA’s Senior Living Ministry. This description represents the requirements of the stated job based on discussions between the incumbent and supervisor. On occasion, practicality and feasibility prevent the direct observation and/or gathering of objective, quantifiable data. For this reason, a “best estimate” may have been used.


Company Info

Company Name
CRISTA Senior Living

Company URL

Contact Name
Heather MacKay




19303 Fremont Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98133