Speech Language Pathologist

Location
Chesapeake, VA:Hampton, VA:Portsmouth, VA:Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Jun 27, 2018
Closes
Jul 28, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: This is a Resource Pool position needed to cover Speech Therapy patients care across the life care/SNF facilities, including when facilities need extra ST coverage, weekend coverage, and PAL/sick time coverage.
Department/Position Overview: The Speech Language Pathologist will perform screenings, assess patient condition, and design therapy and treatment plans to help the patient develop necessary speech skills. The ideal candidate will be compassionate and knowledgeable about speech-related conditions and therapies. To succeed as a Speech Language Pathologist, one would have the knowledge of how to alter treatment plans to better suit the individual needs of a diverse patient population. If you are caring, adaptable, analytical, and resourceful we would like to talk to you!


Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve speech, swallowing, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Provides age appropriate education for clients and caregivers. Supervise and assume responsibility for care provided by identified team members.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - SPEECH PATHOLOGY

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Speech Pathologist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Learning Strategies, Mgmt of Material Resources, Mgmt of Staff Resources, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Time Management, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Certified by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology (CCC-SLP) when meets eligibility requirements

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