Oct 20, 2020

Speech Language Pathologist - Nags Head, NC

  • Vidant Health
  • North Carolina, USA

Job Description

Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Nags Head, NC. The Outer Banks Hospital offers high-quality care in a compassionate environment—it’s what we’re known for on the Outer Banks.

We opened in March 2002 as a joint venture between Vidant Health and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. Our facility includes eighteen acute care medical-surgical beds, two labor and delivery/recovery/post-partum beds, a level II nursery bed, a designated caesarian section room, three operating rooms, outpatient and diagnostic services along with a 24-hour emergency department. Affiliated with The Outer Banks Hospital is The Outer Banks Medical Group (a Vidant Medical Group partner) which is comprised of nine physician practices.

As a community hospital, we offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. We meet the health care needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to 250,000 in the summer months.

We welcome you to make a difference with us and become a part of a collaborative community that touches lives, including yours.

Position Summary

Speech therapist is responsible for developing and implementing therapeutic speech and language development program and services. He/she is also examines, tests, diagnose and administers treatments for patients with speech and language disorders, hearing disorders and or motor disorders. Speech therapist shall be responsible for observing and evaluating diagnostic and treatment effects and communicating results with the appropriate medical and health care staff.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Minimum of Masters of Science or a Masters of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited university. All course work for ASHA certification in Speech–Language Pathology must be complete. Must have a North Carolina license in Speech-Language Pathology or be eligible for same. A certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association is required. Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider status is required upon hire.

Experience

One year of experience preferred.

Other Information

This is a full-time, 32 hours per week, position.

This position is required to take call.

This position is eligible for team member benefts.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.