Saint Luke's Health System Speech Pathologist in Smithville, Missouri

job id-99720680 Description The staff Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) provides prevention, screening, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and counseling services to hospital clients with speech, language, cognitive communication and /or oral and pharyngeal sensorimotor impairments. Plans, directs, and conducts habilitative, rehabilitative and counseling programs to treat impairments involving verbal and written language, voice, articulation, fluency, interactive and cognitive communication, mastication, deglutition, auditory/visual processing and memory and assistive and/or augmentative communication treatments and devices. Periodically re-evaluates client to determine effectiveness of interventions and contributes to discharge planning. The SLP supervises treatment provided by students, technicians, or speech therapist assistants and recommends client care interventions to other members of the health care team to contribute to the client's rehabilitation process. The SLP delegates and instructs supportive personnel in services to be provided and performs other duties as requested by the manager.Experience in treating adult and geriatric population in an IP Rehab or Acute care setting is a plus.This staff member will participate in weekend rotation, holiday and hard to staff day coverage as well. Minimum Requirements Required:ASHA Certificate of Clinical CompetenceState Board Licensure, Speech-language PathologyBasic Life Support (BLS)Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.for more details see the url