About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.
Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.
As a member of a team of health care professionals, a Speech and Language Pathologist is responsible for evaluating, planning and providing remedial services for individuals with speech, language and/or voice and fluency disorders in a wide variety of clinical settings. Speech and Language Pathologists behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all health care professionals. In addition to performing Speech and Language procedures, they are involved in clinical decision-making (such as patient assessment, treatment selection and reassessment of treatment efficacy), goal directed Speech and Language care and patient education. Speech and Language Pathologists are required to document in the electronic medical record factual, accurate, complete, timely, legal information about the care they provide to each patient. Each Speech and Language Pathologist is responsible for billing the patient correctly for the services provided.