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Full Time Speech-Language Pathologist

Company: The University of Vermont Health Network
Location: Burlington
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:Provides speech-language pathology services to patients in varying states of health and illness. The speech-language pathologist (SLP) functions as an essential member of therapy and multidisciplinary teams providing direct care to patients. The SLP works within a cooperative team model of care and supports other speech-language pathologists by sharing caseloads across sites.Our team of speech-language pathologists serve patients across the acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient settings. They provide evaluation and differential diagnosis of the communication, cognitive and/or swallowing disorder, treatment and symptom monitoring, and education and counseling to the patient, family, or care provider. The speech language pathologist demonstrates progressive knowledge and sense of responsibility with a variety of specialized equipment including fluoroscopy (e.g. Modified Barium Swallow Studies) according to established practices. The SLP teaches and prepares patients/families and caregivers for continued care after discharge. The speech-language pathologist demonstrates dedication to professional growth and development and to the continuous improvement of patient care. The SLP may be involved in consultative services within the organization and in the community.EDUCATION:Master's Degree from an Accredited Speech-Language Pathology program. Clinical certification (CCC's) or eligible to receive CCC's from ASHA. Licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the State of Vermont.EXPERIENCE:Two years of experience with adults in a medical setting preferred. Though not mandatory, pediatric experience is a plus.Flexibility to serve patient needs across at least two care settings.

Keywords: The University of Vermont Health Network, New England , Full Time Speech-Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Burlington, Northeast

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