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Speech Language Pathologist Per Visit

Job ID 86322 Full / Part Time: Per Diem
Location: Baystate VNAH - Springfield
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Plans, conducts, and evaluates medically directed speech pathology programs for assigned patients designed to restore or develop patients' communication skills and/or swallowing/feeding skills.  In doing so, assesses patients with functional and organic speech disorders or with receptive/expressive language disorders, develops treatment programs and modifies treatment in accordance with patient progress.  Instructs patients and families in rehabilitative speech/language practices, monitors patients' progress and maintains clinical records.  At this level incumbent is expected to function independently. This description covers the essential functions of the position.  Incumbent is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned.  Observe all health and safety requirements.  

The therapist demonstrates competent clinical practice utilizing a clinical decision-making process and critical thinking skills to effectively and efficiently deliver patient care with all healthcare providers across the continuum of care.Utilizes clinical decision making process to achieve desired patient/family outcomes. Experienced Level ST skills, Physiological Knowledge, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Legal Compliance, Quality Focus, Bedside Manner, Clinical Skills,  Persistence, Energy Level

Required education: Bachelor's degree

Required License: Current SLP State License

Current Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA and current CPR certification required

Travel required

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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