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UnityPoint Health Speech Pathologist-Therapy Services Rehab-Luth in Des Moines, Iowa

Coordinates speech, language, voice, and swallowing therapy plans following completion of the assessment as defined by Iowa Licensure requirements. Provides and delegates clinical rehabilitation services to improve and maintain function; focusing on speech, communication, swallowing activities. Acts as a resource to the interdisciplinary team, applying skills of the profession to improve outcomes of persons served. Actions are team oriented to successfully provide quality care and a high level of satisfaction for persons served through evidence - based practice

  • Evaluates individuals who have medical problems or other health related conditions that limit their abilities to speak, communicate, swallow, and/or perform functional activities in their daily lives

  • Develops, implements and delegates treatment plan with individualized goals to promote the ability to speak, communicate, swallow, restore function and prevent disability

  • Coordinates plan of treatment with persons served, families and other disciplines

  • Monitors response of persons served during therapeutic interventions

  • Communicates and collaborates the plan of treatment with persons served, families and the interdisciplinary team

  • Displays creativity and innovation in the delivery of services


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Graduated from an accredited program in respective field.


Experience in specialty area.


Current Iowa license as an SLP.

Current BLS (CPR).

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2020-76927

Street: 700 E University Ave

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $30.79/Hr.

Name: Therapy Services Rehab- Luth

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days with weekend rotation

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