Speech Language Pathologist Full-time

Lafayette Regional Health Center - Lexington, MO (30+ days ago)3.6

Speech Language Pathologist Full-time(Job Number: 09721-53166)

Work Location: United States-Missouri-Lexington-Lafayette Regional Health Center
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Therapy & Rehabilitation


Lafayette Regional Health Center is a 25-bed acute care facility that is deeply rooted in the community it serves. Lafayette Regional includes all new private rooms with private baths, state-of-the art imaging and testing services, a full range of general and laparoscopic surgeries, wellness programs, and rehabilitation services. With a broad range of services, nearly 20 medical specialties are covered at Lafayette Regional.

Lafayette Regional Health Center is currently looking for a Full-time Speech Pathologist to join our team!

Position Summary:
The speech pathologist functions as a member of the healthcare team. The purpose is to provide medically prescribed speech evaluation and therapy services in the hospital and outpatient clinic in accordance with national standards and administrative policies of the hospital. The goal is to restore and or retain function, to prevent or minimize disability following disease, injury, surgery or loss of a body part in order to allow the patient to perform to his/her maximum ability and to be safe in the least restrictive environment.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from accredited school required

Certifications: Current Missouri Speech Pathology licensure. Certificate of clinical competence from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). BLS required within 90 days of hire.

Experience: 1-3 years experience with pediatric and adult populations. Must have familiarity with neurogenic communication disorders and dysphagia. Must be able to perform modified barium swallow studies. Microsoft Office skills and/or other computer skills preferred