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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Acute Care

Company: Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Acute Care Description Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: M-F, Flexible shift1 weekend day per month1-2 holidays per year

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. - St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent's is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system's second-largest hospital.
POSITION OVERVIEW The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) independently evaluates, determines treatment strategies and provides direct or indirect services that identify, restore and rehabilitate disorders of communication, cognition and swallowing to maximize a patient's safety and independence.

  • The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) performs evaluations of: oral-motor strength/agility, motor speech, voice, deglutition, auditory comprehension, reading comprehension, verbal expression, written expression, memory, problem solving and attention when referred by a physician. -
  • The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) establishes measurable short- and long-term goals with the patient and family, based on appropriate patient care protocols in order to meet patient needs.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) plans, implements, delivers, and delegates patient care by utilizing appropriate interventions and age-specific interventions and treatments through selected activities and exercises, revising treatment when needed, instructing patient/family through verbal, written and audiovisual materials as appropriate.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) participates in discharge planning including recommendations to community resources to meet patient needs throughout the continuum of care.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) models quality patient/customer service by: demonstrating a willingness to serve all customers at all times, maintaining an awareness of patient/customer needs and responding to those needs, maintaining confidentiality of all patient information, and functioning in a collaborative manner with other care-givers to ensure quality patient care.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) educates staff and students, formally or informally, to enhance their ability to provide patient care. Qualifications
    • Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college/university
    • State of Connecticut License in Speech/Language Pathology or approved Supervised Professional Experience (SPE) plan
    • Certificate of Clinical Competence or Approved Clinical Fellowship plan from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association-may be required depending on site We take great care of careers. - With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is -your moment. We could tell you more, but why not let our team members handle it? Hear what these Hartford HealthCare employees have to say about working here, in their own words.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, Bridgeport , Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Acute Care, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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