Speech Language Pathologist - Inpatient - Acute - PRN

Cleveland Clinic

Garfield Heights, OH

Job posting number: #7236978 (Ref:ccf20276420)

Posted: April 18, 2024

Job Description

Evaluates and treats patients with injuries or diseases which result in loss or impairment of speech, language, voice, cognitive and/or swallowing function.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition and establishes goals and plan of care.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard speech therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
  • Completes documentation to comply with department, hospital, and regulatory standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Master's level degree required.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Speech-Language Pathology Program.

Certifications:

  • Current Ohio Licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist.
  • Must hold or have applied for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology from American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic and challenging environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Experience in clinical area preferred.
  • Modified barium swallow experience highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity to perform tasks needed for patient care and administrative tasks.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 
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