Speech Therapist
Southwest Regional Medical Center - Waynesburg, PA

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Speech Therapist

The Speech Therapist is responsible for performing professional and administrative work in directing a program involving diagnostic, rehabilitative, and research service in the treatment of speech, language, and voice disorders.

As a Speech Therapist you will:
  • Deliver consistently high quality care to patients in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies.
  • Assess and treat speech disorders, linguistic disorders, communication disorders, developmental delay, voice disorders, oral-motor functioning, auditory and visual perception, and cognition.
  • Use appropriate case management skills.
  • Prepare clinical and progress notes.
  • Advise and consult with family, physician, and other agency personnel.
  • Participate in in-service program, maintaining and enhancing therapy skills on an ongoing basis.
  • Communicate regularly with other disciplines involved in care.
  • Provide aural rehabilitation, feeding therapy, speech/language stimulation, and teaching of articulation, respiration, and swallowing.
  • Provide Agency with accurate and timely documentation of care by meeting paperwork deadlines consistently and by charting accurately and legibly.
  • Effectively manage caseload according to the productivity standard established.
  • Regularly communicate with scheduler regarding caseload status.
  • Assure continuity of care by seeing patients regularly and following Agency protocols for transferring visits to other caregivers when necessary.
  • This position will be fulfilling the hospital needs as well as the Home Health Department needs on a per visit basis.
Job Requirements
  • Master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited college or university.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).
  • Membership in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Psychomotor skills to provide speech therapy, including daily and repetitive teaching, and use of equipment.
  • Daily standing, squatting, walking, bending, and maneuvering in private homes which are not barrier-free.
  • Vital stim certification preferred.
  • One year experience in speech and language pathology preferred. (Anyone with less than 1 year of physical therapy experience may be subject to an extended probationary review period.)

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