Speech Therapist

Regional Medical Center

Speech Therapist

Status: Part-time (24 hours per week) with possibility of increased hours as service increases.

Regional Medical Center of Manchester, Iowa is seeking a part-time Speech Therapist. RMC services include inpatient, outpatient, and home health.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current state license, or eligible to apply for licensure, as a Speech Language Pathologist
  • Graduate, or upcoming graduate, of an accredited school (new grads encouraged to apply)
  • Experience performing modified barium swallow studies preferred
  • Physically able to stand, walk, and bend most of workday
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interpret referrals
  • Communicate with patients to evaluate their levels of speech or language difficulty
  • Determine the extent of communication problems by having a patient complete basic reading and vocalizing tasks or by giving standardized tests
  • Identify treatment options
  • Create and carry out an individualized treatment plans
  • Teach patients how to make sounds and improve their voices
  • Teach alternative communication methods, such as sign language, to patients with little or no speech capability
  • Work with patients to improve their ability to read and write correctly
  • Work with patients to evaluate, develop, and strengthen the muscles used to swallow
  • Performs modified barium swallow studies
  • Counsel patients and families on how to cope with communication disorders
  • Possesses excellent verbal, written, and listening skills in communication with physicians, nurses, and other professionals in matters related to patient care
  • Completes documentation accurately, completely, and timely
  • Documentation meets professional, legal, and regulatory standards

Job ID: 75841

Posted 21 days ago

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