PRN Position - weekend shift availability (minimum 1 weekend shift every 4-6 weeks). Will not be able to support CFY work. Must have already completed CCCs.
Prior acute care experience needed.
Plan and administer speech language pathology evaluations and plan and implement appropriate treatment. Document provision of such care, utilizes support staff and participate in special projects as designated.
Levels I and II Evaluate patients of all ages with communication deficits and/or dysphagia. Respond to medical referral following standard procedure. Perform evaluation, re-assessment, discharge, etc. in timely manner according to departmental policy. Select and administer appropriate treatment with proper attention to age-appropriate considerations, patient safety and dignity. Collaborate with physicians and other disciplines to obtain maximal benefit from patient treatment. Demonstrate competent performance of items on basic skills checklist. Demonstrate competent performance of Modified Barium Swallow Study or FEES. Instruct patient and family in treatment plan, expected outcome, and home program. Record treatment, patient response to treatment, and progress in appropriate and timely manner. Organize work schedule to maximize time utilization. Produce a quantity of work that is consistent with departmental productivity goals. Work cooperatively with peers to contribute to the overall productivity of the team. Actively support and participate in cross coverage efforts in the department. Stay abreast of trends and professional issues and reflects this in treatment. Attend hospital/department in-services to increase skill. Obtain outside continuing education and presents information to staff. Assist as requested in program development activities, complete program development assignments thoroughly and in a timely manner.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Levels I and II Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Requisition Number: 101001148
Duke Entity: DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Job Code: 5100 SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Job Family Level: E3
Full Time/Part Time: FULL TIME
Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program.
Level I Previous hospital experience preferred, although new graduates who have demonstrated competence in a student clinical internship will be considered. Level II Two years previous hospital experience, with consideration for relevant experience in non-hospital settings.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHA and current License to Practice Speech Language Pathology or New Graduate Privilege License in Speech Language Pathology issued by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Level II Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHA and current License to Practice Speech Language Pathology issued by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
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