Jun 27, 2020

Speech Pathologist I

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

JOB SUMMARYThe chief objective of this position:The Speech Pathologist I Clinician is a novice to an advanced beginner level of practice, particularly as it relates to a hospital based setting. The Speech Pathologist I is able to perform assessments and therapeutic interventions with the routine patient population. They support team endeavors by performing department and/or team tasks, problem solving and intervention skills. The Speech Pathologist I may orient other allied health professionals to their field upon the successful completion of their CFY year with the approval of the Department Manager. Speech Pathologist I Clinician may provide student experiences per approval of the Coordinator of Student Supervision.Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:License (or licensure eligible) from the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Speech and Language PathologistCertificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in SLP from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or Clinical Fellowship Year candidateLicensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:Current license by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a SLPCurrent CCC in SLP. For CFY incumbents, completion of CFY and awarded a CCC, at conclusion of 1st year of employmentCPR certificationExperience REQUIRED:New graduate/CFY's to SLP's with less than two (2) years of experienceStrong Clinical Fellowship Year candidates will be consideredPrevious clinical experience with evaluation/ treatment of neurogenic, motor speech, linguistic/cognitive communication disorders and swallowing disordersPrevious experience performing swallow studies including MBS and bedside assessmentsPrevious experience planning and executing treatmentExperience PREFERRED:Previous experience with trach management as related to swallowing and communication disordersPrevious experience managing complex swallowing and/or communication, linguistic/cognitive disordersPrevious work experience in a critical care settingPrevious experience with computer-based documentation systems.Education/training REQUIRED: Masters Degree from an ASHA accredited program in Speech and Language PathologyCompletes required learning exchange coursesEducation/training PREFERRED:Clinical rotations during graduate training in medical setting