Speech Language Pathologist - As Needed - Ahoskie, NC

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938308

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Part-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Responsibilities

Continually seeks to improve quality of services provided and actively participates in unit-based as well as hospital and/or Vidant Health based quality initiatives.

Demonstrates financial stewardship by carefully and responsibly assisting in the management of the financial well-being of our organization through submission and implementation of cost-saving ideas, avoidance of waste in supply use, adherence to staffing matrixes and effective time management and prioritization.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the patient population.

Assess the appropriateness of prescribed Speech and Language care by acquiring and evaluating clinical data and assessing the overall status of the patient based on the age of the patient

Determines diagnosis of speech, language and swallowing disorders based on results obtained from evaluation and makes referrals as necessary.

Interprets results of evaluation to patient or family as appropriate.

Provides/records all patient and family education in patient medical record

Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper handwashing between each patient

Maintains confidentiality of patient information

Uses department scripts to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, coworkers and students in person or over the phone

Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, disinfection, infection control and quality control standards

As directed by the supervisor may have additional duties as required.

Demonstrates effective computer skills for electronic charting, billing.

Demonstrates a commitment to on-going growth and self-development by independently seeking learning opportunities

Participates in Inservice Education.

Minimum Requirements

Master's Degree or higher
Licensed in Speech Pathology

Other Information

This is a PRN (on an as needed basis) position.

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.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

 

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