Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Kingman, AZ
Date Posted: 12-19-2015
Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Location: Kingman, AZ.
Duration: Full Time
Salary:    Competitive

Job Description:
The SLP will administer speech-language pathology services to include In Patient, Acute Rehab Unit, Out Patient, and other areas as indicated. The SLP will diagnose disorders and provide therapy for patients who demonstrate disorders of communication and/or swallowing. The SLP will also assist in the management of the department's daily operations, provide staff and physician educational in-services, and participate in marketing speech-language pathology services.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Basic lingual, mathematical, and computer skills Demonstrated leadership skills Knowledge of current regulatory requirements related to hospital-based speech-language pathology services. Experience and knowledge in the evaluation and treatment of neurogenic communication disorders, voice problems, swallowing difficulties, and speech and language developmental delays. Ability to tailor therapies with respect to age-specific competency requirements.

EDUCATION:
This position requires a minimum of a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

LICENSURE:
Current Arizona License for Speech-Language Pathology; Certificate of Clinical Competency (or eligible); current CPR Certification; valid Arizona driver's license; proof of automobile insurance; and current fingerprint card.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires sedentary work, occasionally lifting up to 40 pounds and carrying/pushing moderately sized objects a short distance. Regularly needs to bend, stoop, and reach objects without difficulty. Requires sitting 70% of the time at a desk or computer workstation. Must be able to frequently use computer keyboard, typewriter, and telephone. Must be able to drive vehicle for distances up to 80 miles or longer without difficulty. This particular role will be working inpatient -- they will spend most of their time in our Acute Rehab Unit but also work in the other acute units of the hospital. We are a 235 bed general acute care hospital. We would love an experienced SLP but we will also consider a new grad that needs to get the C's if they are willing to sign a 3 year agreement to stay at the hospital.
 
Candidate Details:
Less than 1 year experience
Minimum Education - Master's Degree
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