A licensed speech-language pathologist employed by Erlanger Health System is responsible for direct and indirect care in the rehabilitation of the patient.
The Lead Speech Language Pathologist will have the following responsibilities: assist with interviewing and recommending new hires; coordinate continuing education for staff and other related projects; assist director with recommendations for capital budget requests and annual budget reviews. The Lead Speech Pathologist will manage daily day-to-day operations at the different locations.
Required: Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Required: Knowledge of general speech-language principles and practical skills
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: Tennessee licensure and BLS required within 30 days of hire. Certification of Clinical Competency.
Department Position Summary:
Provides age appropriate evaluations. Provides treatments to patients with diagnoses of CVA, Head Injury, Laryngectomy. May provide evaluation and treatment of pediatric language delay, articulation disorders, auditory processing and treatment to hearing impairment. May provide evaluation for use of augmentative devices. Provides evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders, inclusive of provision of video-fluoroscopic swallow function studies. May provide evaluation of voice disorders inclusive of tracheostomized patients. May provide evaluation and treatment through contracts to patients in facilities and their families in the patient's treatment program. Maintains accurate written reports. Serves as clinical instructor for Speech-Language Pathology students. Participates in continuing education programs. Participates in community education. Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement efforts of the department and the Medical Center. Maintains standards as set down by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association regarding treatment procedures and professional ethics.
The Lead Speech Pathologist will have the following responsibilities: assist with interviewing and recommending new hires; coordinate continuing education for staff and other related projects; assist director with recommendations for capital budget requests and annual budget reviews. The Lead Speech Pathologist will manage daily day-to-day operations of the Speech Therapy Department.
Mission: To improve the health of people we touch
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.