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Speech Pathologist - Acute Care

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Asheville, NC, United States

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Mission Health



Mission Health System, in Asheville, NC,  is seeking a

qualified Acute Care Speech Pathologist with experience in Adult Swallowing Disorders.


This is a PRN opportunity. Weekend coverage required.


The Speech Pathologist evaluates patients, develops care plan to treat patients, uses procedures and techniques to change condition/function consistent with the rehabilitation diagnosis and prognosis, supervises and coordinates therapeutic care and communicates evaluation results to patients, families and appropriate staff. Teaches and mentors other staff and participates in the management of resources for patient care and organizational improvement. May provide services off-site within the scope of the job description as needed by the department.


Our Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology, or Communication Disorders, or Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Current North Carolina license to practice Speech Therapy, ASHA certification. Preferred: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) or CFY
  • Accepting new graduate applications!
  • Preferred experience includes clinical affiliations having a wide variety of acute care procedures, especially videofluorgraphic swallow evaluations and non-instrumental swallow evaluations. Experience with cognitive and language disorders, motor-speech disorders, dysphagia treatment, especially with neurology, cardiopulmonary, head/neck cancer, traumatic brain injury, and tracheostomy and ventilation management.


ABOUT MISSION HEALTH – Based in Asheville, North Carolina

Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit or @MissionHealthNC


Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.


Mission Hospital
Facility: Mission Hospital
Job ID: 47277
Category: Allied Health
Contract: PRN
Shift: 7:30am-4:00pm
Job Class: PRN

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