Speech Pathologist - Pottstown Hospital Rehabilitation at Tower Health

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Pottstown, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Overview




We believe in the power of people to create great care.



Pottstown Hospital is an acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, diagnostic, and emergency care, as well as primary care, family practice, and pediatric offices. With 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, we serve the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas.


We're 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, and our team of physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers is focused on exceeding expectations while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. Our accolades include: Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement; Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and AHA Stroke Association Gold Plus Distinction for our Primary Stroke Center; and four-time commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for our Regional Cancer Center.



Responsibilities



Speech language pathologists evaluate patients referred for appraisal of speech, language, voice, fluency, and dysphagia, carry out therapy, as appropriate, communicate results to patients, parents and other professionals, and participate in various Hospital or Community related activities. Evaluates, plans and implements treatment programs for referred patients according to accepted principles and practices of Speech Therapy. Supports all programs in the Rehabilitation Continuum. Maintains working relationships with Hospital leadership, physicians, nurses, case managers, social workers, allied health professionals, ancillary services, and hospital support personnel. Supervised by and reports to Therapy Manager or Senior Therapist. Supervises assistants, aides, and students.


(We are unable to provide CFY at this time)



For more information about this position, please contact Jennifer.Tregear@towerhealth.org




One or Two weekends per month required, days during the week are Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (but can be flexible).




Qualifications




Education Requirements



  • Master's Degree


Certification and Licensure



  • PA Speech Language Pathologist License (no CFY)

  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology within 90 days of hire


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