Job ID: 951627
Facility: Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Location: Ahoskie, NC
Date Posted: Dec 17, 2021
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.
As a member of a team of health care professionals, a Speech and Language Pathologist is responsible for evaluating, planning and providing remedial services for individuals with speech, language and/or voice and fluency disorders in a wide variety of clinical settings. Speech and Language Pathologists behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all health care professionals. In addition to performing Speech and Language procedures, they are involved in clinical decision-making (such as patient assessment, treatment selection and reassessment of treatment efficacy), goal directed Speech and Language care and patient education. Speech and Language Pathologists are required to document in the electronic medical record factual, accurate, complete, timely, legal information about the care they provide to each patient. Each Speech and Language Pathologist is responsible for billing the patient correctly for the services provided.
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
Maintains confidentiality of patient information
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.
Master's Degree or higher
Licensed in Speech Pathology
This is a full-time position.
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.