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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Outpatient (Per Diem)

Requisition ID:

23151138

Business Unit:

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: .025
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 
 

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges.  We offer over 40 outpatient locations offering physical, occupational, and speech therapy, in specialties including orthopedics, neuroscience, oncology, women’s health, sports medicine, vestibular, and more.  We are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) independently evaluates, determines treatment strategies and provides direct or indirect services that identify, restore and rehabilitate disorders of communication, cognition and swallowing to maximize a patient’s safety and independence.  

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Speech Language Pathologist performs evaluations of: oral-motor strength/agility, motor speech, voice, deglutition, auditory comprehension, reading comprehension, verbal expression, written expression, memory, problem solving and attention when referred by a physician. 
  • The Speech Language Pathologist establishes measurable short- and long-term goals with the patient and family, based on appropriate patient care protocols in order to meet patient needs.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist plans, implements, delivers, and delegates patient care by utilizing appropriate interventions and age-specific interventions and treatments through selected activities and exercises, revising treatment when needed, instructing patient/family through verbal, written and audiovisual materials as appropriate.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist participates in discharge planning including recommendations to community resources to meet patient needs throughout the continuum of care.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist models quality patient/customer service by: demonstrating a willingness to serve all customers at all times, maintaining an awareness of patient/customer needs and responding to those needs, maintaining confidentiality of all patient information, and functioning in a collaborative manner with other care-givers to ensure quality patient care.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist educates staff and students, formally or informally, to enhance their ability to provide patient care.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college/university
  • State of Connecticut License in Speech/Language Pathology or approved Supervised Professional Experience (SPE) plan
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence or Approved Clinical Fellowship plan from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association-may be required depending on site

 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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