Speech Pathologist
St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network - Pennsylvania

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Nationally recognized St. Luke's University Hospital is recruiting a Speech Pathologist to join our team. This position works collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary team to assure delivery of high quality speech and language pathology services in accordance with the physician’s orders and with the agency’s programs and policies. Services are provided in the patient’s place of residence. Performs initial evaluation to identify functional deficits, establishes Plan of Treatment in consultation with the physician including short and long-term goals. Provides rehabilitative services for speech and language disorders.

Job Qualifications:
Masters Prepared and Certified by the American Speech & Hearing Association, or has completed the academic requirements and is in the process of accumulating the necessary supervised work experience required for certification.

Physical Demands:
Medium Work

Exertional activity

Occasionally lift and/or carry 50 lbs

Frequently lift and/or carry 25 lbs

Being able to frequently lift or carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds is often more critical that being able to lift up to 50 lbs at a time

Stand and/or walk at least 6 hours in an 8-hour work day

Very few medium occupations in the national economy are performed primarily in a sitting position

Nonexertional activity

Stooping (bending at the waist) and crouching (stooping and bending at the knee) – required frequently in most medium jobs

Handling (grasping) – required frequently in most medium jobs

Fingering (fine manipulation) – required only occasionally in most medium jobs

Important: The functional capacity to perform medium work includes the functional capacity to perform sedentary and light work

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