SPEECH PATHOLOGIST CONTRACT*

2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-6564
# of Openings
1
Department
SPEECH THERAPY
Baptist Hospital
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Therapy Services
Position Type
PRN
Schedule
Day Shift
Schedule Details
PRN Days, Saturday - Sunday

Overview

 

The Speech & Language Pathologist evaluates, plans, and administers medically prescribed speech and language therapy treatment to clients. The Speech Pathologist diagnoses and treats speech, language, voice and swallowing disorders. Through the use of physical and functional assessments, level of dysfunction is identified; plan of care is determined and documented. Implements care plan through the use of evidenced based modalities and skilled interventions to increase patients’ ability to achieve mutually established functional goals. The incumbent coordinates clinical test results with other diagnostic data, provides prognosis, develops treatment plan, and provides patient and family education.

 

The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • Requires minimum of a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology from an accredited ST program, successful completion of the PRAXIS by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Two to three years of speech therapy experience preferred
  • Clinical fellowship year/one year of clinical experience preferred
  • Clinical Competency Certification after one year experience
  • Current Florida State licensure.
  • BLS
  • Basic keyboard, computer skills

 

 

 

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