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Speech Pathologist Job

Job Number: TMH15094

Job Title: Per Diem Speech Language Pathologist

Department: Rehabilitation Service - 1103041

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

A Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology from an accredited university is required. 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.

Independently sets goals for professional development.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

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


The Speech Pathologist reports to the Clinical Manager, and working under the guidance of the Clinical Manager or designee, completes comprehensive clinical services including assessment, diagnosis, intervention, management, counseling/education, documentation, and referral for inpatients and outpatients demonstrating speech, voice, feeding, swallowing, language and cognitive impairments. Establishes rehabilitation diagnosis, prognosis and develops an individualized plan of care that is continuously monitored and adapted as appropriate. Implements treatment interventions and performs on-going evaluations through-out episode of care.