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Weekend Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH Careers
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital is -looking for -a -Speech Language Pathologist -to join our -team on a PRN basis! -We are a 130-bed Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation hospital looking for a licensed Speech Language Pathologist -with competency -in the diagnosis and management of neurogenic communication disorders and dysphagia.As -a -Speech Language Pathologist, you will -provide -Speech Language Pathology services to communicatively and swallowing impaired patients. Participates in educational activities and special projects. -Assists -in achieving Service goals. -Assists -in the maintenance of the professional image of the Service inside and outside of the hospital. Beginning to supervise students and mentor other staff level team members. Beginning participation in hospital programs/committees and other in-house professional development activities (e.g., -teaching, research).Join one of the largest healthcare systems in the Baltimore-Washington metro region, also recognized as one of the "Healthiest Maryland Businesses". Apply today and learn how MedStar Health can be your next -great career -move!Primary Duties:Evaluates voice, speech, language, cognitive-communication, pragmatic -communication, -and swallowing abilities of assigned patients. Independent in performing bedside dysphagia evaluation/has achieved Dysphagia Evaluation Competencies. -Plans and implements rehabilitative procedures for communicatively and swallowing impaired patients using sound clinical reasoning to maximize patient outcome and safety.Counsels -patients and families -regarding -the individual's -SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) -diagnosis and plan, and appropriately involves patients and/or families in treatment planning and refers patients to appropriate care providers or community services when -indicated. Effectively and efficiently documents and bills all clinical activity -in accordance with -Service, Program, site, -hospital, -and professional practice guidelines. -Participates in quality improvement and peer review activities. -Identifies -opportunities for process improvement and actively -participates -in SLP Team Meetings/Continuing Education Lecture discussions. Recommends -appropriate clinical -materials and equipment for Service procurement. -Maintains -an accurate -schedule and meets productivity target. Facilitates communication and problem solving among SLP staff and/or within the treatment team, including active and effective participation in team/family conferences. Keeps supervisor informed -regarding -progress of assigned patients and activity surrounding pertinent professional endeavors. -Functions as a role model through demonstration of professional conduct and assures compliance with NRH Network and clinic policies and procedures. Takes initiative in pursuing and directing continuing education for professional growth and competency. -Provides -training and education to members of multiple professional disciplines in the hospital. Serves as a clinical resource and mentor for other staff members. Participates in Student Training program via student lecture and/or secondary student -supervision. -Abides by the Code of Ethics of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).Qualifications: -Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program.Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).License to practice Speech-Language Pathology from the Department of Health (Washington, -D.C (District of Columbia).). -Current -BLS (Basic Life Support) -Certification.

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH Careers, Washington DC , Weekend Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Healthcare , Washington, DC

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