Looking for a smaller community, that offers a low cost of living and plenty of activities in the area but is located about an hour from Roanoke.
If so, an opportunity to work with an integrated health care system who is looking for someone to join their team. It offers a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of this size. They are proud of their rich history of serving the community and vow to continue the tradition of healing and caring.
Under the direction of Director of Rehabilitation, the Speech-Language Pathologist will provide high quality, cost effective therapeutic intervention to patients. Will provide education regarding prevention and treatment of injury and disease to patients and to the community and demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, treatment options and care appropriate to the ages of patients served – pediatric, adult and geriatric. The therapist will assists in emergency situations as appropriate, performs other duties related to the function of the speech therapy and/or rehabilitation program when assigned as well as follow policy and procedures set by the hospital and maintain clinical competencies through continuing education.
Requires Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology with Certified Clinical Competency(CCC's).
Minimum of two years previous speech pathology experienced required.
Must have ability for licensure in the Commonwealth of VA for Speech-Language Pathologist, and be in good standing with the board.
BLS certification must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
Hospital is 100 beds and earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. It is the only hospital in the county and provides care to approximately over 35,000 people.
The Speech and Language Pathologist works about 50% of the time on adults and 50% of the time on children. This is in both an inpatient and an out-patient setting.
The hospital will offer a range between $40hr-$50hr depending on experience and a full benefit package including a 10K relocation/sign-on bonus.