Speech Language Pathologist

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem and Junction City, OR
  • Jan 20, 2023
Full time Government

Job Description

Speech Language Pathologist

Salary Range: $5,936 - $9,116 monthly

 Oregon State Hospital (OSH) is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to support on both Salem and Junction City campuses. OSH provides patient-centered, psychiatric treatment for adults from throughout the state who need hospital-level care. The hospital's primary goal is to help people recover from their illness and return to the community. Services include psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as community outreach and peer support. We believe in holistic care and have our own on site medical and dental clinics, pharmacy, and laboratory.

 If you want to be part of this amazing work, Apply Today!

What you will do!

  • Obtain past and present history by patient interview and review of the medical record.
  • Evaluate diagnostic testing results that relate to speech and language, dysphagia and make a diagnostic assessment, and recommend action of care that includes treatment goals.
  • Document all findings/testing/procedures/results/recommendations in our EHR system.
  • Write orders for treatment modalities such as diet, positioning, occupational therapy, etcetera.
  • Follow-up as indicated in relation to further diagnostic testing ordered, treatment recommendations and goals. Re-evaluate as necessary.
  • Provide health maintenance training for patients, health team personnel and family members in the area of speech and language as indicated.
  • Provide consultation in relationship to speech and language disorders with OSH staff.
  • Participate in patient care conferences and in-service education as indicated.
  • Participate in the Psychiatric Recovery Services Geriatric Program quality assurance process in which the applicant will develop, implement, and maintain a speech therapy quality assurance procedure as governed by The Joint Commission.

What's in it for you?



  • Possession of a valid SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST License or other valid authorization issued by the Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology.
  • Driver’s license required as this position will support both Salem and Junction City campuses.


  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health inequities, and collaborating with diverse communities most harmed by social injustice and health inequities.
  • Preference may be given to candidates who have previous experience working in a behavioral or mental health setting.


 How to apply:

Complete the online application at oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-118419

Application Deadline: 02/05/2023