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Speech Therapist (SLP) - Inpatient

Requisition ID:

22151052

Business Unit:

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Every day, almost 30,000 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. 

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

Summary of Responsibilities 

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.  

Key Job Requirements

We are seeking an experienced Speech Language Pathologist. 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.  Recognizes physiological, psychological, and age-related changes in the patient and consults with other Health Care Team members.  Establishes measurable short- and long-term goals with the patient and family, based on appropriate patient care protocols in order to meet patient needs.

Benefits

We offer a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, an excellent benefits package and opportunities for growth throughout our network.  In addition we have Special Interest Groups that assist with evidence based clinical knowledge to advance your skills!

 

  • Extensive paid time off (PTO)
  • Flexible scheduling & competitive pay
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401K with company match
  • Company paid short term and long term disability 
  • Continuing education and tuition reimbursement
  • Clinical specialty and senior clinician opportunities

 

We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out the very

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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