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Speech Pathologist - Acute Care

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 12723
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2023

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Rehab Svcs - Acute Care

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 10HR DAYS (Sunday-Wednesday)

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:
Works under the supervision of the Clinical Director/Therapy Manager and Coordinators, utilizing evidence based techniques as a foundation for rehabilitative patient care. Performs assessments and formulates an individualized treatment plan for meeting or exceeding identified health and rehabilitation needs. Interventions are outcomes focused and consistent with best practice and policies. Actively participates in all aspects of the rehabilitation process as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Supports LEAN activities and adapts to changing environment to meet patient and department needs. Advocates for NHRMC, Rehabilitation Services, patients, and coworkers.

Responsibilities:
1. Effectively demonstrates the principles of service and operational excellence that support achievement of all pillar goals (Service, People, Quality, Growth, and Finance).
2. Demonstrates professional skill and competence by utilizing all aspects of best practice in the Speech Therapy process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, treatment) to manage an effective and safe, patient-centric plan of care that promotes optimal outcomes.
3. Adheres to NHRMC policies/procedures and standards established by CMS, the current accrediting body, CARF, licensure, and/or other regulatory agencies.
4. Collects and accurately documents required clinical information, including Functional Independence Measures (FIM) or other standardized outcomes measures.
5. Demonstrates accountability by participating in education, training, LEAN and quality improvement efforts, councils/workgroups, and/or advocacy efforts.
6. Applies sound judgment in managing assignments, problem-solving, delegating, communicating, and triage of patient care and non-patient care duties. Requires minimal to no oversight to complete responsibilities in timely and thorough manner.
7. Serves as a clinical resource for patients, their caregivers, and the interdisciplinary team.

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Speech Language Pathologist
* American Spch Lang Hear Assoc

Education:
Essential:
* Bachelor of Science

Other information:
Experience: None required. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Keywords: Speech Language Pathologist, Speech Therapist, SLP, Speech Therapy, Acute Care, Novant Health, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, NHRMC, Wilmington, NC.
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