Speech Language Pathologist - SLP

Little Rock, AR 72201

Posted: 10/18/2020 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 17993

Job Description

Speech Language Pathologist / SLP
**$5,000.00 Sign On Bonus**

You will have the opportunity to care for patients and work for a highly regarded leader in therapy services department. Our client provides a culture that will allow you to pursue your passion and offers a comprehensive benefit package plus competitive compensation to fit your individual needs.

Speech Language Pathologist Summary

Provides speech-language pathology services to patients in varying states of health and illness. The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) functions as an essential member of therapy and multidisciplinary teams providing direct care to patients. The SLP works within a cooperative team model of care and supports other speech-language pathologists by sharing caseloads across sites. Responsibilities include providing evaluation and differential diagnosis of the communication, cognitive and/or swallowing disorder, treatment and symptom monitoring, and education and counseling to the patient, family, or care provider. The speech language pathologist demonstrates progressive knowledge and sense of responsibility with a variety of specialized equipment including fluoroscopy (e.g. Modified Barium Swallow Studies) according to established practices. The SLP teaches and prepares patients/families and caregivers for continued care after discharge. The speech-language pathologist demonstrates dedication to professional growth and development and to the continuous improvement of patient care. The SLP may be involved in consultative services within the organization and in the community.

Experience

We are looking for an experienced hospital-based Speech-Language Pathologist / SLP, who is able to provide diagnostics/treatment to both inpatients and OPs. Focus in patient-centered care is a must. The candidate should feel comfortable working with a variety of neurological diagnoses and structural disorders. Should have competency in Modified Barium Swallow studies and a strong background in Aphasia / Dysarthria / Voice / Communication-Cognitive Disorders, with a background in AAC preferred. The candidate should be able to demonstrate flexibility in scheduling and have a can-do attitude.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

Must be a graduate of an accredited Speech Language Pathology program with an active SLP license in the state of Arkansas

Must have CCC’s or be a CFY candidate.

Must perform job responsibilities in accordance with state and federal guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

Good organizational and problem solving skills

Flexibility and team work

Exceptional oral and written communication

Experience with the geriatric population

Understanding of current Medicare billing regulations

Licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Arkansas

You bring the above skills to the facility and they will offer you a stable work schedule, competitive wages, fabulous benefits package, and the opportunity for personal and professional development. Relo expenses and Sign On Bonus for right candidate.

To take the first step towards your new opportunity, contact and/or send resume to:

Austin Copeland | Recruiter
Direct Dial 479 435 7333

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