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Speech Pathologist

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Job ID: 59874
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Facility/Division: Nash UNC Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

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Summary:
A specialist in delays or disorders in communication including: articulation/phonology, language, voice, stuttering and swallowing. Performs assessments and provides individualized habilitative or rehabilitative services for organic and functional communication disorders, and for swallowing disorders, through direct and/or indirect intervention techniques.


Responsibilities:
1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic tests and evaluations in the area of speech language pathology for the treatment of communication and swallowing disorders and related impairments.
2. Education - Teach & supervise graduate Speech/Language Pathology students and/or clinical fellows. Develops or contributes to innovative programs to enhance patient care. Serves as resource consultant to other clinicians in respective specialty area.
3. Evaluation of Care - Analyzes results of diagnostic and or therapeutic testing to establish patient goals and or modify subsequent treatment programs. Identifies expected patient outcomes. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity of care.
4. Implementation-- Selects and applies current and advanced techniques to provide quality and efficient rehabilitative services. Provides habilitation/rehabilitation and maintenance of persons with communication, cognitive, and related impairments. Organizes and prioritizes care according to patient/family needs.
5. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and in-services.
6. Quality-Contributes to quality of clinical services through maintenance of valid & reliable records of patient procedures & progress. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with the clinical specialist and other healthcare professionals. Participates in continuous quality improvement efforts in conjunction with the department director.


NASH


Other information:
1. Master's Degree in Speech/Language Pathology.
2. Current license or temporary non-renewable license to practice as a Speech Pathologist approved by the NC Board of Examiners for Speech and
Language Pathology and Audiology.
3. Valid NC Driver's License.
4. New graduates with required credentials are eligible to apply
5. Certificate of Clinical Competence approved by the Clinical Certification Board of the American Speech and Hearing Association or are currently pursuing certification upon completion of clinical fellowship year preferred.
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Job Details

Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: NDH Therapy Services

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: NASH HC

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable


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