Speech Language Pathologist – SLP – (Healthcare)
7/1/2014
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Job Overview

Company:
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: Health, dental, life, 401(k), CEU, incentive programs
Employee Type: Full-Time/Part-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Manages Others: No
Job Type: Health Care
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Required Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Required Travel: None
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Location:
Contact: Brandon Schweer
Phone: 888-265-1068
Email: Not Available
Fax: Not Available
Reference ID: SLP-CCC

Job Description



If you are an experienced and high-energy Speech Language Pathologist who is looking for stable yet flexibile work environment, join the Supplemental Health Care team! We need your speech therapy expertise for assignments in a variety of settings and facilities. This will allow you to serve a wide range of patients, including children, geriatric patients and trauma victims. You will work directly with patients, under physicians’ orders, to provide speech therapy services.  

 

Job Responsibilities

 

As a Speech Language Pathologist, you will provide speech therapy to patients with a variety of communication impairments. This will involve collaborating with physicians and other healthcare team members to develop effective therapy plans. You will also provide communication and education on various stages of the therapy process to patients, families and other team members.

 

Your specific duties will include:

 

  • Evaluating patients for treatment planning and implementation
  • Establishing individual patient schedules in conjunction with other team members
  • Documenting the results of assessments, treatment, and follow up of services
  • Monitoring patient response to intervention and modifying treatment as indicated in order to attain goals in accordance with physician orders
  • Instructing patients and family in appropriate speech-language procedures or home programs
  • Recommend and obtaining appropriate augmentative communication devices and equipment to improve patient communication and instructing patients and their families in their use
  • Conducting screening of patients at the request of clients to determine need for treatment, as required
  • Supervising students and volunteers, when applicable  

 

Speech Language Pathologist – SLP – Speech Therapist (Healthcare)

Job Requirements



As a Speech Language Pathologist, you must be a dependable and empathetic individual with the ability to develop and implement creative and functionally based treatment plans. You must also have a good understanding of physical and occupational therapy along with the ability to explain to patients and families how these disciplines fit with the speech therapy process. Therefore, it is also important that you have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as a talent for motivating patients, family members and team members to achieve patient goals.

 

Specific qualifications for the Speech Language Pathologist position include:

 

  • 4 year degree from an accredited Speech Language Pathology program
  • 1 year clinical experience; 3 to 5 years of experience, preferred
  • Valid and current SLP license in good standing with the state of issue
  • Current CPR/BLS card
  • Up-to-date immunization records to be provided
  • Computer proficiency
  • Keen attention to detail, particularly with regard to note taking
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Willing to travel regionally between various facilities and treatment locations

 

Speech Language Pathologist – SLP – Speech Therapist (Healthcare)

 

Benefits

 

As a Speech Language Pathologist with Supplemental Health Care, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of different high-quality facility settings. We are also committed to treating you as a part of our company rather than as just another contractor. You will enjoy an ongoing and supportive relationship with your recruiter, and we will always work with you to ensure that you are given the assignments that are right for you. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a highly competitive compensation package that includes some of the best benefits and perks in the industry.

 

Your benefits as a Speech Language Pathologist will include:

 

  • Customized health, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) saving program with company match and immediate vesting
  • Access to our Helping Hands referral program
  • Industry-leading “Our Rewards" employee appreciation program – earn redeemable points for each hour you work!
  • Access to continuing education credits and courses
  • Personalized business cards

 

 

Make the most of your Speech Language Pathology career!

Apply now!

 

 

Company Overview


Supplemental Health Care is a recognized leader in the healthcare staffing industry, placing over 2,500 healthcare professionals in top jobs across the country each day. With over 60 offices in major markets nationwide and four national travel divisions, we work to put our Healthcare Professionals in great per diem, short - term and long - term contract, or permanent direct hire positions in a variety of clinical settings including, acute, home health, corrections, and government, educational and skilled nursing facilities.

From our core values to the many Supplemental Advantages we provide, we are a company that will truly give you the treatment your career deserves.

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