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Speech Pathologist - Per Diem

Company: Christiana Care Health Systems
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to join a team of Speech and Language Pathologists who are uniquely prepared to help both children and adults overcome developmental vocal challenges or speech impairments caused by injury or disease? Our highly skilled Speech and Language Therapists guide patients though today's most advanced, evidence-based therapies in state-of the-art facilities both within our hospitals, and in outpatient community locations.ChristianaCare is recruiting for a Per Diem Speech Pathologist to work at least one to two weekends per month.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Performs comprehensive patient evaluation to determine need for skilled speech therapy services.Develops and implements appropriate treatment programs which include patient and family specific goals withspecific time frames.Provides patient and family education and training.Determines appropriate timing and rationale for the termination of skilled speech therapy services.Completes all documentation related to patient care accurately and timely.Participates in departmental meetings, inservices, seminars, mandatory hospital programs, and workshops.Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices and infection control policies. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.Demonstrates awareness of Patient and Family Centered Care principles and incorporates into all patient and family interactions.Demonstrates clinical expertise using positive and appropriate communication skills with the interdisciplinary team.Education and experience requirements:Masters Degree in Speech PathologyLicensure or eligibility for licensure as a Speech Pathologist in the state of DelawareCertificate of Clinical Competency in Speech PathologyAcute care experience preferredEEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Keywords: Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark , Speech Pathologist - Per Diem, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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