Speech Language Pathologist - As Needed - Tarboro, NC

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929500

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Part Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.

Position Summary

  • The Speech/Language Pathologist administers diagnostic and treatment services to patients referred to the Department of Speech/Language Pathology and maintains records pertinent to such services. 
  • He/She shall be responsible for evaluating any communication impairment that interferes with an individuals premorbid level of function and providing appropriate treatment services. 
  • The Speech/Language Pathologist shall also be responsible for providing diagnostic and treatment services involving any swallowing impairment/dysfunction.
  • The Speech/Language Pathologist is directly accountable to the manager for the quality of patient care delivered. 
  • He/She modifies and delivers care that is specific to the age, growth, and development of patients according to Departmental scope of services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess a minimum of a Master of Science, a Master of Arts or a Master of Education degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited university.
  • All course work for ASHO certification in Speech/Language Pathology must be completed.
  • A N.C. licensure or eligibility for it is required and certification of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association or equivalent academic and clinical training.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, team members, patients, families and the public.
  • Special interest or experience in working as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Preferred Requirements

  • Special interest and experience in neurologically based speech and language disorders preferred.

Other Information

  • This is a supplemental position that will require flexible hours.
  • Must be available to work on weekends, holidays, or provide coverage when full-time staff is on vacation.  
  • Must be able to be on call at least one weekend per month.  

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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