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Speech-Language Pathologist

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking a full-time speech-language pathologist to work in its adult and pediatric inpatient therapy program. The person in this role assumes full responsibility for evaluating patient's needs for speech therapy, as well as plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with ASHA and SLP scope of practice.  This individual must keep treatment skills updated through continuing education, evidence-based research, and program development.

Essential Job Qualifications

  • M.S. or M.A. in Speech Pathology granted by an accredited university program.
  • Experience working in acute patient rehabilitation with a variety of patients diagnoses including, but not limited to stroke, TBI, SCI, and pediatrics.
  • Able to assume responsibility for and manage a caseload of approximately six patients either as the primary SLP, or in a coverage capacity.
  • Holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology or is in Clinical Fellowship Year.
  • Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol.
  • Membership in ASHA.

Physical demands

  • The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients.
  • The ability to constantly sit, occasionally stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and frequently use hands for grasping.
  • The ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision).
  • The ability to frequently lift 1-10 pounds, and occasionally lift 11-100+ pounds.
  • The ability to frequently carry 1-10 pounds, and occasionally carry 11-35 pounds.
  • The ability to occasionally push anywhere from 1-100 pounds.
  • The ability to occasionally pull up to 35 pounds.
  • The ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Experience with VFSS, FEES, and Vital Stim
  • Bilingual
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