Speech Therapist -Part time
Location:
Dulles , Virginia
Posted:
November 20, 2017
Reference:
26630-14083
Why We Like Working for StoneSprings:
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StoneSprings Hospital Center:

Located outside of Washington, DC in the historic Loudoun County, StoneSprings Hospital Center, a 124- bed acute care facility, lies in an area full of attractions including historic parks, horseback riding, dining, shopping, and more! StoneSprings Hospital Center is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, which is one of the largest healthcare systems throughout the U.S where healthcare opportunities are almost unlimited!

StoneSprings Hospital Center has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and holds accreditation from the Joint Commission. Most importantly, we are dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community by putting patients first.

PURPOSE
In accordance with a physician's order, evaluates, treats and educates patients for rehabilitation of speech, language, cognitive, swallowing, oral-motor, and voice disorders.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Exerting up to 35 pounds of force occasionally and/or 17 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 7 pounds of force constantly to move objects. May involve frequent to constant standing, walking, pushing, pulling and manual dexterity. Other positional tasks may include frequent kneeling, crouching, stooping. Near vision correctable; far vision correctable; both eyes required; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted)
Job Functions Evaluates patients with speech, language, cognitive, oral-motor, swallowing, and voice disorders. Diagnoses and develops goals for those patients and provides appropriate treatment. Adapts conventional Speech Therapy techniques to meet the age-appropriate need of each patient along with other specific needs based on his/her mental, physical, and emotional status. Educates and communicates results and strategies to appropriate team members.

Establishes, implements, and modifies treatment plans and participates in discharge planning.

Completes documentation in accordance with Rehabilitation Medicine policy and procedures.

Participates in discharge planning with related health professionals such as Social Services, M.D.'s, and other Rehab personnel. Provides recommendations based on observed evaluation and progress of patients to ensure safe and appropriate discharges.

Provides education and counseling for patients regarding nature of deficits, recovery, and compensatory strategies.

Provides education and in-services to staff and public regarding topics in speech-language pathology.

Supervise and train Speech-Therapy students as requested

Adheres to hospital-wide and department-specific policies and procedures.

Assists with Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement, inventory control, orientation of new employees, billing procedures, monthly statistical computations and payroll as required by Director.
Qualifications:
Education:
Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology

Licensure:
Current licensure for the practice of Speech-Language Pathology in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Certification:
Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. BLS required.

Experience:
Experience should include clinical competence with aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, and cognitive
communication disorders.

Preferred:
Two years' experience with evaluating and treating patients with dysphagia to include
experience conducting video fluoroscopic swallow studies and determining diet and treatment
recommendations.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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