Speech Language Pathologist – PRN

Speech Language Pathologist – PRN Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist – PRN to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • The speech language pathologist evaluates and treats patients/residents;
  • Communicates with families, physicians and other health team members;
  • Maintains documentation of services in the medical record;
  • Conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis in restorative techniques;
  • Ensures proper operation of equipment by complying with company procedures and following manufacturers instructions.

Requirements:

  • Two years ( preferred) of clinical experience in the field of physical disabilities working as a Therapist;
  • Current Registration /Licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist necessary to work in Long Term Care;
  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Masters’ degree in Speech Therapy. Also referred to as: SLP, ST, CCC-SLP, CF-SLP;
  • Interest in sub-acute, geriatric rehabilitation and general rehabilitation;
  • Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card;
  • Certified by ASHA for Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology;
  • Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing;
  • Must be able to transfer patients;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary information;
  • Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers;
  • Graduate from Speech-Language Pathology program;
  • Work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors;
  • Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients / caregivers;
  • Intelligible speech and normal language / cognitive skills;
  • Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.