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Asheville Specialty Hospital

Speech Pathologist

Asheville, NC, United States
PRN  8:30a-4:30p 
Category: Allied Health • Job ID: 49853

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Overview

Mission Health

 

 

Asheville Specialty Hospital is seeking a

qualified Speech Pathologist to join the team and assist with PRN coverage.

 

 

 

 

Asheville Specialty Hospital is a Long Term Acute Care Hospital. An LTACH offers specialized treatment for each patient over a longer period of time than an acute short-stay hospital. Patients come to us with serious medical problems that require intense, comprehensive treatment for an extended period of time—usually 20 to 30 days. This allows for the patient’s unique needs to be met at the most optimum level and transition to the next level of care.

 

Speech Pathologist Job Summary:

 

  • 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

 

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 missionhealth.org 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.

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