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Speech Language Pathologist - Ahoskie

Job ID: 951333
Facility: Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Location: Ahoskie, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

 

Position Summary

The Speech/Language Pathologist administers diagnostic and treatment services to patients referred to the Department of Speech/Language Pathology and maintains records pertinent to such services. He/She shall be responsible for evaluating any communication impairment that interferes with an individuals premorbid level of function and providing appropriate treatment services. The Speech/Language Pathologist shall 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. He/She modifies and delivers 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.
  • 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.
  • Special interest and experience in neurologically based speech and language disorders preferred.
  • 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.

Other Information

The shift includes weekends and holidays

Other Information

Schedule - As Needed

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant 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.

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