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Speech Pathologist Job

Job Number: RIH15021

Job Title: Per Diem Speech Pathologist - Acute

Department: Speech Pathology - 1013044

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. State License issued by the Rhode Island Department of Health, or Provisional Rhode Island State License for Clinical Fellows involved in supervised clinical fellowship year.

Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). For clinical fellows, evidence of pursuit of ASHA certification.

EXPERIENCE:

One to two years experience or eligibility for provisional license from the State of Rhode Island. Clinical Fellows will be considered.


Under the direction of the Senior Therapist, Clinical Specialists, Clinical Coordinator or Clinical Manager of Speech Language Pathology provides clinical services including screening, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, management, counseling/education, documentation, and referral for inpatients and outpatients demonstrating speech, voice, feeding, swallowing, language and cognitive impairments. Demonstrates age specific competency in caring for individuals across the age span which may include the neonate/infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Uses patient/caregiver centered focus and applying basic concepts of evidence-based practice in clinical care to individuals from diverse language, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as to individuals who have multiple disabilities. The Speech-Language Pathologist works to achieve the highest possible level of function across community-based settings. Provisions of service are in accordance with state laws and regulations and standards of practice as set forth by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).