Speech Language Pathologist I - Nonbedside/St - Atrium Health Lincolnton And Huntersville

Carolinas Healthcare System Lincolnton , NC 28092

Posted 2 months ago

Job Req ID: 705021

Position Number: 00129084

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: 4- 8 hour days split between Lincolnton and Huntersville outpatient rehab locations

Standard Hours: 32.00

Department Name: Rehab Svcs - Outpatient

Location: Atrium Health Lincoln

Location Details: 1460 E. Gaston Street Lincolnton 28092 and 16455 Statesville Rd Huntersville 28078

Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.

Job Summary

Provides patient evaluation and care planning for speech-language pathology. Delivers patient care appropriate to age specific and other population needs. Provides clinical leadership.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses and documents patient's medical, mental and emotional needs at admission and on an on-going basis. Develops and implements a plan of care to meet patient and family needs, to include discharge planning and utilization of available resources.

  • Acts as patient advocate; treats patients and families with compassion and implements plan of care in a safe and timely manner.

  • Demonstrates clinical reasoning, coupled with clinical skills to conduct accurate clinical assessments and perform patient care activities; evaluates effectiveness of therapy interventions, identifies and prioritizes patient/family strengths, needs and priorities.

  • Identifies the normal course of illness in assigned patient population recognizing and intervening appropriately when deviations occur.

  • Communicates patient information and thoroughly documents therapist's actions and plan of care.

  • Provides clinical leadership and mentoring.

Physical Requirements

Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.

Intelligible speech and adequate language/cognitive skills to perform job duties. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead.

Lifting of patients, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally. Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids.

Work is in a fast-paced clinical environment. The work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology required. NC license for Speech Language Pathology required.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required. Experience in Adult Rehab preferred. Pediatric Rehab experiencewith diagnoses of dysphagia, dysarthria, TBI, concussion, cognitive, oncology, augmentative communication preferred.

At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer

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