Speech Language Pathologist Per Diem

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Jun 23, 2022
Physician & Surgeon Therapy

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Mainehealth is looking for an experienced Speech Language Pathologist who has both pediatric Acute Care experience as well as NICU experience required to join our team.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in the hospital setting and will be able to come aboard and implement needs of the patient independently.  Therapists are professionals who provide services to patients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status due to injury, disease or other causes. The therapist integrates evaluation, diagnosis, rehab prognosis and interventions to attain optimal functional outcomes and address orders per divisional standards.
    • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
      • Education: Knowledge of therapy techniques at a level acquired through completion of entry level academic program approved by a national organization.
      • License/Certifications: Requires current license in the state of Maine.
      • Experience: N/A
      • Requires creative thinking, effective planning, ability to recognize change, report, and record pertinent information.
      • Requires the ability to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to changes in schedule and patient needs.
      • Requires familiarity with division policies, procedures, equipment, materials and work routines at a level generally acquired during one month on the job orientation.
      • Requires interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with patients and an interdisciplinary health care team.
      • Introductory orientation period of one year at MMC for all new hires.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.