The Speech Pathologist provides services to patients with speech, voice, language, communication and swallowing problems. These services are provided upon referral of a physician in compliance with department policies. The SP will provide service/care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in an acute care and outpatient or inpatient rehabilitation settings.
Job accountabilities include, but are not limited to, evaluating all new patients referred; interpreting the evaluation data and using good judgment in establishing a comprehensive documented Plan of Care; administering SP services competently; addressing potential discharge needs and services of the patient early in the care planning process; scheduling inpatients and outpatients; and adhering to strict patient confidentiality.
Maintains current professional licensure in Pennsylvania and clinical certification in Speech Pathology by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
CPR certification is encouraged.
At least three years experience as a licensed Speech Pathologist in an acute care hospital setting and in performing video-swallowing evaluations preferred.
Ability to operate all office equipment necessary to perform job duties.
Occasional lifting or carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs.
Frequent bending, computer keying, extended reaching and prolonged periods of sitting, standing or walking may be required.
Must have good oral and verbal communication skills, including the ability to see and hear within normal ranges.
Must be able to read, count and write legibly/accurately.
Ability to deal with time constraints and deadlines set by the Manager.
CRT eye strain is possible.
Possible exposure to radiation chemical cleaning agents and bodily fluids.
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Grand View Hospital was founded in 1913 as the first community hospital in Bucks County. Today, Grand View has grown to become the primary...