Speech Language Pathologist
SSM Regional Health Services


Job Info


It's more than a career, it's a calling.
MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City

Worker Type:
Regular

Job Summary:
Evaluate and treat individuals in speech, language, oral and pharyngeal function, cognitive or communicative function

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.
  • Educates and counsels patients and family regarding treatment plans.
  • Maintains clinical records and follows performance improvement recommendations.
  • Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from speech therapy services. Provides information regarding appropriate support programs.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION
  • Master's degree

EXPERIENCE
  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Rare climbing.

Licenses / Certifications:

Speech Language Pathologist - State of Work Location

Work Shift:
Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:
45090011 OP Rehab - Speech

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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