Position Title Speech Language Pathologist (PRN), Tupelo, MS
Location Tupelo - Traceway/Cedars/Mitchell/MOW
Posting Number 20121979
Position Summary Information
The Speech and Language Pathologist evaluates and treats patients in accordance with orders from a physician through use of therapeutic procedures designed to address deficits in speech, language, hearing, swallowing and cognition and improve independence, safety and quality of life. The Speech and Language Pathologist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of speech therapy.
Certification by the American Speech Language/Hearing Association. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Adequate computer skills in order to complete required job duties and computerized documentation. Demonstrated competency in applying principles, methods, materials and equipment used in speech therapy. Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in speech therapy. Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements. Reasonable accommodation which does not create undue hardship will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Prefer minimum one (1) year experience in geriatric rehabilitation.
Graduate of an approved program in Speech/Language Pathology obtaining a Master’s degree.
Current license/certification in the state of Mississippi.