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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - PRN

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Job ID: 968138
Facility: ECU Health Edgecombe
Dept: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Tarboro, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Weekend
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 15, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital

ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro and the surrounding communities can receive a wide range of health services close to home. As part of the ECU Health system of care, the hospital offers high quality care provided by more than 20 medical specialists, rehabilitation services, a birthing center, a cancer center, outpatient clinics and more.


Position Summary

The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) administers diagnostic and treatment services to patients referred to the Department of Speech Language Pathology and maintains records pertinent to such services. As a SLP, you will be responsible for evaluating any communication impairment that interferes with an individuals premorbid level of function and providing appropriate treatment services. You will also be responsible for providing diagnostic and treatment services involving any swallowing impairment/dysfunction. The Speech Language Pathologist is directly accountable to the manager for the quality of patient care delivered. Must modify and deliver care that is specific to the age, growth, and development of patients according to Departmental scope of services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess a minimum of a Master of Science, a Master of Arts or a Master of Education degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university or higher
  • All course work for ASHO certification in Speech Language Pathology must be completed
  • A N.C. licensure or eligibility for it is required and certification of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association or equivalent academic and clinical training
  • Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, team members, patients, families and the public
  • Special interest or experience in working as a member of an interdisciplinary team


  • Special interest and experience in neurologically based speech and language disorders

Other Information

  • This is a PRN, As Needed position
  • Required to work Weekend Call (Saturday and Sunday, once per month) for patients who are NPO
  • Weekdays (as needed)

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Tavis Richardson, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]


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