Organizes and conducts Speech-Language Therapy program to facilitate the rehabilitation of people with communication and swallowing disorders. The Speech-Language Pathologist directs the patient’s participation in selected activities/treatments to restore, re-enforce and correct pathology to promote and/or maintain good health. Essential duties include: Performs evaluation(s) and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patients rehabilitation needs within the care continuum. Performs effective treatment techniques in a competent manner. Educates patient/family/caregiver in applicable health information, treatment and prevention. Initiates and participates in the discharge planning process. Performs other department activities such as, but not limited to documentation, billing, support of department operations, etc.
Requires the evaluation and treatment skills necessary to provide Speech-Language Therapy appropriate to the developmental and chronological age of patients on caseload. Professional initiative, objectivity, good time management and interpersonal skills. Must be physically, cognitively and perceptually able to provide patient treatment and able to assist in physical mobility of patients and equipment.
Graduate of an accredited Speech-Language Therapy program
Licensed by the State of Ohio to practice Speech-Language Therapy.
Preferred Qualifications: Adult acute experience required. Availability to cover PTO, calls offs and census fluctuations preferred. Availability to work weekend preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity