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Speech Therapist

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Meridian
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

217555- Speech Language Pathologist - Meridian, MS - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare Staffing Team is currently looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to work onsite for our contracted facility.

Shift:Mon-Fri, Days

Summary:


  • We are looking for a skilled, sympathetic Speech Pathologist to provide quality care for our patients.
  • The speech pathologist will perform screenings, assess patient condition, and design therapy and treatment plans to help the patient develop necessary speech skills.
  • You should be caring and knowledgeable about speech-related conditions and therapies.
  • To succeed as a speech pathologist, you should be willing to alter treatment plans to better suit the individual needs of a diverse patient population. You should be caring, adaptable, analytical, and resourceful.


    Responsibilities:


    • Diagnosing, treating, and preventing speech, language, and swallowing disorders.
    • Creating treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualized needs of a diverse population of patients.
    • Performing screenings to detect voice or speech disorders.
    • Educating patients and family members about speech disorders and causes, including disabilities and traumatic events.
    • Keeping detailed records relating to patient conditions, care plans, therapies, and progress.
    • Reporting progress and current status to appropriate parties, which may include family members, teachers, or medical professionals.

      Requirements:


      • Effective clinical problem-solving skills to include but not limited to: identify and prioritize issues in a responsive manner, develop sound and innovative action plans, execute action plans on a timely basis, and ensure appropriate results
      • Be a strong team player
      • Strong verbal & written communication skills
      • Ability to build strong relationships with a diverse population
      • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend in English: instructions, correspondence, charts, memos, and reports
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced, productive work environment
      • Valid Speech-Language Pathologist state license (where appropriate)

        Qualifications:


        • Experience in an SNF setting - REQUIRED
        • Rehab Optima Experience - Preferred
        • Possesses a Master Degree in Speech Pathology
        • Certification in accordance with the requirements of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
        • Licensed by the State in the designated geographic area in his/her respective therapy profession.

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Oxford , Speech Therapist, Healthcare , Meridian, Mississippi

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