Speech Language Pathologist, PRN, First Shift, Speech & Hearing

Job Description

Location: Daniel Drake Center
Department: Speech & Hearing
Hours: PRN, Position to support inpatient and Outpatient
Shift: First

Speech Language Pathologist, PRN, First Shift, Speech & Hearing

UC Health is hiring a PRN Speech-Language Pathologist for the Speech & Hearing department at Daniel Drake Center.

The Speech-Language Pathologist will support Daniel Drake Center's rehabilitation services department, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.


Job Responsibilities
  • The speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are dedicated to providing a range of services to adults, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of speech, language, cognitive- linguistic, and swallowing disorders. Detailed job responsibilities are as follows:
  • Prepares, implements, evaluates, revises and coordinates an interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master's degree in speech language pathology.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by ASHA and Licensure by the State of Ohio

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