Speech Language Pathologist
The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for providing high quality SLP services to inpatients, outpatients regularly, and school-based children as established.
Essential Job Duties
- Performs evaluations, re-evaluations, treatments, and discharges that meet the current standards of the field and of the hospital.
- Performs all required documentation up to current standards.
- Assures continuation of the therapeutic plan following discharge by designing and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in the plan.
- Communicates effectively with co-workers, patients, and family members.
- Able to perform and document Modified Barium Swallow Studies.
- Completes assigned hospital education and competencies on time and without reminders.
- Demonstrates accountability and attention to detail when handling and documenting medical information.
- Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Provides a minimum of one in-service to the public and peers per year.
- Maintains professional license.
Other Job Duties
- Actively participates in team discussions and planning.
- Assist Rehab Director in building programs related to Speech/Language.
- Complete other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree in speech-language pathology is required.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) required.
- BLS Certification.
- SLP currently licensed by the State of Arizona.
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions
Frequent standing, sitting, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting, play activity (pediatric treatments) Must be able to stand/walk for up to 40% of the workday; Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with some interruptions.
Job Status: Full Time