Company: CharterCare Health Partners
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Summary: Provides Speech Language Pathology services to patients
of all ages including adolescents, adults and geriatric patients
who are referred; Evaluates disorders of speech, articulation,
fluency, voice, language, oral pharyngeal function or cognitive
communicative function of the patient; Develops goals and treatment
plan in conjunction with the patient and family/significant other;
Executes treatment program; Provides education to patients,
families and caregivers; Supervises Speech Language Pathology
students and support staff in compliance with hospital and state
regulatory policies. Must meet departmental per diem requirements
as set forth by management.
Education: Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from a
Speech Language Pathology program accredited by the American Speech
and Hearing Association; Passing score on ASHA national exam;
Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and
Hearing Association, Clinical Fellows considered.
Licensure: License and/or eligible for licensure as a Speech
Language Pathologist from the Department of Health, Division of
Professional Regulation, State of Rhode Island and Providence
Plantations. BLS required.
Experience: One year experience preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Speech Language Pathology theory, assessment and treatment
techniques; ability to perform
Swallow studies; ability to develop a therapeutic relationship with
a variety of patients
Skills in organization, time management and priority setting.
Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with
peers and other disciplines.
Ability to utilize sound interpersonal skills when interacting with
patients and caregivers and demonstrating sensitivity to age,
spiritual, and cultural diversity of customers
Ability to instruct patients, caregivers and their families
Proficiency in English grammar, spelling & punctuation
Maintains information confidential (HIPAA)
Demonstrated customer service skills
Ability to utilize responsive customer service skills when
interacting and taking into consideration cultural background,
linguistic skills and age of customers
Ability to work cooperatively with peers and other disciplines
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with
peers and other interdisciplinary teams.
Working Conditions, Physical Environment and/or Safety
Requirements: This position may require duties including lifting
and carrying up to 50 lbs., pushing and pulling up to 100 lbs., and
requires frequent standing, walking, balancing, stooping, bending,
kneeling, and reaching. Good visual and auditory acuity as well as
good manual dexterity required.
Location: CharterCARE Health Partners - 7780-Speech Therapy -
Schedule: Per Diem, 1st Shift, 8-5
Keywords: CharterCare Health Partners, Cranston , Therapist Speech, Healthcare , Cranston, Rhode Island
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