Jun 09, 2022

Speech Lang Path (Outpatient)

  • Vidant Health
  • Washington, NC, USA
Part-time

Job Description

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Beaufort Campus of Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Beaufort Campus, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region. Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Position Summary

The Speech/Language Pathologist administers diagnostic and treatment services to patients referred to the Department of Speech/Language Pathology and maintains records pertinent to such services. He/She shall be responsible for evaluating any communication impairment that interferes with an individuals premorbid level of function and providing appropriate treatment services. The Speech/Language Pathologist shall also be responsible for providing diagnostic and treatment services involving any swallowing impairment/dysfunction. The Speech/Language Pathologist is directly accountable to the manager for the quality of patient care delivered. He/She modifies and delivers care that is specific to the age, growth, and development of patients according to Departmental scope of services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess a minimum of a Master of Science, a Master of Arts or a Master of Education degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited university.
  • All course work for ASHO certification in Speech/Language Pathology must be completed.
  • A N.C. licensure or eligibility for it is required and certification of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association or equivalent academic and clinical training.
  • Special interest and experience in neurologically based speech and language disorders preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, team members, patients, families and the public.
  • Special interest or experience in working as a member of an interdisciplinary team.