ince 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.
CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S. D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.
CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care.
The Speech Therapist is responsible for evaluation and treatment of patients of all ages with dysphagia, aphasia, cognitive deficits, fluency, articulation disorders, language disorders, dysarthria, AAC, voice disorders, and apraxia.
Essential Key Job Responsibilities
- Evaluation of inpatients and outpatients with the above listed speech deficits
- Development of treatment plans and home programming
- Perform appropriate therapy intervention associated with the speech diagnosis.
- Appropriate documentation and billing
- Understanding of insurance requirements and approval processes for coverage of services
- Complete mandatory hospital based and professional related continuing education
Completion of instrumentational dysphagia assessments (MBS)
Required Education for Staff Job Levels
Masters of Speech Language Pathology
Required Minimum Experience
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
PREFERRED Education and/or Experience
Preferred certificate of clinical competence (CCCs)