Speech Language Pathologist Outpatient Services FT

Centerpoint Medical Center - Independence, MO (30+ days ago)3.6


Speech Language Pathologist Outpatient Services FT(Job Number: 09726-52588)
Work Location: United States-Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Therapy & Rehabilitation
Description
Centerpoint Medical Center – Independence, MO

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - FT Outpatient Services

Centerpoint Medical Center features 249 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.

Centerpoint Medical Center features the following:
  • Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services
  • An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services
  • Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine
  • An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator
  • Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries
  • Women’s Services, including the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in eastern Jackson County to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit
  • Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more.

Centerpoint Medical Center is currently looking for a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP).

Responsibilities:
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in this position will provide a combination of outpatient services as a primary role, as well as inpatient/acute care services.
    • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services (located in the Medical Office Building adjacent to the main hospital) is a busy clinic offering a wide range of rehabilitation services.
    • In addition to Speech Pathology, services include Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, vestibular rehab, sports medicine, lymphedema management, hand therapy, women’s health, cardiac and pulmonary rehab.
  • Outpatient Speech Pathology offers evaluation/treatment in the areas of language, cognition, motor-speech and dysphagia. We also feature a voice lab and voice therapy services.
  • Speech Pathology is integrated in the concussion management program and will have further involvement in head and neck cancer care as Centerpoint’s new cancer center opens this summer.
  • The SLP in this setting serves populations of adolescent patients (12-18 years of age); adult patients (18-64 years of age) and geriatric patients (65 years and older).
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist must demonstrate strong verbal and writing skills; an ability to manage/counsel patients and families and enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary setting.

Qualifications
Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited graduate program.
  • Current Missouri Speech Pathology licensure.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Will consider strong Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) candidates.
  • BCLS required.
  • Videoswallow experience strongly recommended.
  • Outpatient SLP experience preferred, but not required.

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