Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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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.
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!
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