Speech Pathologist I


  • Location: Romney, VA
  • Posted: Jul 22, 2019

Job Description


As a Speech Pathologist I, the employee supports the overall Mission and Vision of Valley Health by providing the highest quality and best-practice service to its customers. The Speech Pathologist I may be employed in any one of the rehab settings, is an active member of the interdisciplinary team, is responsive to physician referrals, determines the skilled and medically necessary needs of the patient and provides discipline specific interventions to improve the safety and functional independence of its clients through the rehab process. Feedback from the Speech Pathologist I is critical to determine and recommend the patient's progression through the continuum of care. The Speech Pathologist I is responsible for establishing and maintaining professional competence, identifying educational needs and seeking out learning opportunities from more advanced clinicians and specific continuing education. The Speech Pathologist I is mindful of the fiduciary responsibilities and delivers rehabilitation services in a timely and efficient manner, adhering to licensure, documentation and billing guidelines, and begins to recognize need for program development and process improvement initiatives. Clinical settings may include: Acute: Orthopedics Medical/Surgical Medical/Pulmonary Neurology Cardiac ICU Step Down Trauma NICU (OT) CST Inpatient Rehab Orthopedics Neurology Trauma Outpatient Orthopedics Neurology Pediatrics Women's Health Drivability Vestibular Lymphedema Aquatics Vision

Qualifications


Education
Master's degree and CCC (or CFY eligible) in Speech/Language Pathology.

Certification & Licensures
Virginia SLP licensure required at time of hire.

Qualifications
Basic computer and keyboarding skills or participation in computer training within the first year of employment. Competent to successfully interact with patients, according to their special needs which may apply based upon the age of the patient served - Age Specific Competencies. Learning and exhibiting consistent proficiency for entry level, setting defined, basic competency in the provision of discipline specific interventions.

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares)
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Exempt

Grade
182

Physical Demands
23 A Therapist

Employment Type


  • Part-Time (Primarily Day Shifts)

Valley Health System

1840 Amherst Street
Winchester , VA 22601

Opened: 1994

Phone: (540) 536-5318

Fax: (540) 536-5318

Web: https://www.valleyhealthlink.com/Careers.aspx

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