Speech Path Clin Fellow PRN

The Speech-Language Pathologist fellow provides speech-language therapy treatment and patient care under the guidance of the supervising speech-language pathologist according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. This position requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, and caregivers as well as departmental and interdepartmental relationships. This position requires competency in speech-language pathology evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment. This position requires task delegation and supervision of technicians and assistants (when applicable) and maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met. The Speech-Language Pathologist fellow creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.

Jobcode: 101094


License or Certification:

- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment, with the exception of states that require completion of the fellowship prior to receiving certification.

- BLS (CPR) required or must be obtained within 30 days of hire within this role.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Successfully completed a Master's degree or higher from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency.

Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as computer/laptop, telephone, copy/fax machine, calculator, scanner, etc.

- Microsoft Office software, to include Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

- Visual acuity, speech recognition, speech clarity.

- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds including medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

Skills and Abilities:

- Oral communication, written communication, active listening. Must be able to speak and understand English.

- Information ordering, deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without continuous supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.

- Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance and punctuality.

- Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.

- Adheres to Standards of Business Conduct.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and/or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

- This position will support cultural diversity by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.

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6510 Seawright Drive
Savannah, Georgia


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