Speech Language Pathologist (44-19)

Posted: Jun 20, 2019

  • Category Patient Care Support
  • Schedule Full time
  • Shift Typically School business hours. Will vary as needs arise.
  • Department Speech

Job Description

This position is a School Contract -

The speech and language pathologist will primarily be responsible for diagnosis, treatment, counseling and follow-up services for speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders. Patients will be served in outpatient, home, inpatient, and other settings are required by patients of Fayette County Memorial Hospital.

Qualifications

POSITION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Must obtain proper credentials including a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an ASHA accredited institute and hold current state licensure or conditional state licensure pending Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY). Must maintain current CPR certification. Must be able to document evaluations and treatments appropriately per department policies. Must be able to communicate well with patients, families, health care professionals and others.

  • Must maintain CEU requirements per the Ohio Board of Speech and Language Pathology.
  • Must be able to document evaluations and treatments appropriately per department policies.
  • Must be able to communicate well with patients, families, health care professionals and others.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administering, scoring and interpreting diagnostic results.
  • Complete all clinical documentation and billing procedures in a timely manner.
  • Conduct screening programs as needed.
  • Plan and implement therapy programs geared toward each client’s specific deficits as reflected during diagnostic evaluation. This includes the development of appropriate goals and frequency and duration of treatments.
  • Participate and coordinate modified barium swallow studies with Radiology.
  • Hearing screening and auditory training.
  • Promoting community awareness of services provided.
  • Educate and counsel patients, families and other appropriate persons about services and home instructions.
  • Maintain confidentiality and abide by all department and hospital-wide policies.

    LICENSING & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Ohio Licensure and CPR certificate

Comments

This position is a School Contract -

The speech and language pathologist will primarily be responsible for diagnosis, treatment, counseling and follow-up services for speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders. Patients will be served in outpatient, home, inpatient, and other settings are required by patients of Fayette County Memorial Hospital.