Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Pediatrics

Frankfort Regional Medical Center (FRMC) is a 173 bed acute care hospital. W e offer a working environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. With our team-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning and career growth, we know you'll find that Frankfort Regional offers the ideal atmosphere where you can use your best skills. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, a matching 401(k) plan, nursing clinical ladder, referral bonuses, outstanding educational assistance and resources, plus a generous paid time-off plan.

FRMC is one of only four Level III Trauma Centers in Kentucky, and has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - setting the standard for excellence in emergency heart care. Frankfort Regional Medical Center attained Magnet® recognition again in May 2016. Receiving Magnet recognition for the second time is a great achievement for Frankfort Regional Medical Center, as it continues to proudly belong to the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Just 430 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.

Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and includes model elements for delivering superior patient care such as the quality of nursing leadership and coordination and collaboration across specialties, as well as processes for measuring and improving the quality and delivery of care. Magnet recognition provides specific benefits to health care organizations and their communities, such as:
  • Higher patient satisfaction with nurse communication, availability of help and receipt of discharge information.
  • Lower risk of 30-day mortality and lower failure to rescue rates.
  • Higher job satisfaction among nurses.
  • Lower nurse reports of intentions to leave their positions.

Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of all patients referred by a physician for speech language pathology services. Administers and interprets standardized tests and develops appropriate treatment plans. Utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques, establishes and modifies goals as necessary to achieve the best clinical outcomes and assist patients in reaching their maximum level of functioning. Assures personal competency and shares expertise and knowledge. Provides information related to departmental budget considerations in relationship to speech language pathology needs for optimum patient care and service. Assists in scheduling of patient visits for speech language pathology evaluation and treatment. Participates in departmental and organizational Infection Control, Safety and Educational Programs.
Education : Holds a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited college or university
Has obtained Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

Licensure/Certifications : Current state licensure as Speech Language Pathologist
Current BCLS (CPR) certification

Experience : Previous experience in a rehab setting desirable

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