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Speech Pathologist PRN in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville

Date Posted: 12/16/2018

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Plan, implement and evaluate patient care programs designed to increase, maintain, or restore physical functions to patients assigned. Examine patients’ medical histories and then assess language, speech, cognition and swallowing function.  Participate in the training, instruction, and supervision of supportive staff personnel.  Directly provide speech therapy services that are reflective of the patient developmental needs and age; neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.

Job Requirements

Graduate from a school of speech pathology. Masters degree required.  Minimum of one year experience as staff speech therapist preferred.  Sound knowledge base of clinical theory and practice.  Possesses/demonstrates effective skills in oral and written communications with assertive and collaborative working skills.  Demonstrates patient and customer service advocacy as well as managerial/supervisory competency with sound decision making skills.  Requires flexibility in adapting to work demands and priorities.  Demonstrates patient and customer service advocacy.  Licensed by the Virginia State Board of Medicine to practice Speech Therapy. Current BLS certification required.  Current CCC from ASHA (new grads have one year).
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