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Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2048308 Speech Therapist Rochester NY USA Staffing Network

In HouseID:
9063

Job Description

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Company Name: USA Staffing Network
Recruiter Name: Alex Bakker
Contact Phone: 585-387-0323

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist- Outpatient

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Speech Therapist - Fantastic Speech-Language Pathologist- Outpatient opportunity in Rochester, New York.

8AM-4:30PM; Monday through Friday, with some weekends and holidays

Position: Full-time, 40 hour per week, at the outpatient clinic.

About the organization:
-Hospital is a leading healthcare institution located in Rochester, NY between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region.
-Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center accommodating approximately 800 acute inpatient beds.
-Hospital is Region's only Comprehensive Stroke Center and also holds an Acute Rehabilitation Unit that is both CARF and Magnet accredited.
-Busy medical setting offers motivated and committed clinicians an excellent opportunity for professional growth and clinical variety.

Overview:
-This candidate would be primarily responsible for evaluating and treating speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing impairments in a population of patients with neurological and | or neurodegenerative diseases.
-In addition to responsibilities in the outpatient clinic, the candidate will also be responsible for rotating weekends and holidays covering inpatients at the hospital.
-Knowledge in the assessment and treatment of voice and upper airway disorders is desired but not required. For candidates without this experience, training in the assessment and treatment of voice and upper airway disorders may be required in the future to prepare the candidate to work in the interdisciplinary Voice Clinic.
-Candidates should be highly motivated, independent, work well as part of a team and be ready to work in a busy, fast-paced outpatient clinical environment.

Job Description | Position Summary:
The Speech Language Pathologist should have a strong foundation of knowledge in neurological disorders that impact speech, cognition, swallowing, breathing and language, including such diagnoses of stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and multiple systems atrophy, among others.

Potential candidates should have knowledge of current research and treatments for these diagnoses.

Experience in the administration and interpretation of fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) and modified barium swallow studies is also required.

Knowledge and experience in the assessment and treatment of voice disorders, PFVM and chronic cough is a plus.

Requirements:
Completion of M.A. or M.S. degree in an accredited speech-language pathology program at time of start date.

Candidate must have current NYS licensure and Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Minimum Experience Requirements:

Previous clinical experience providing direct patient care in a medical setting and prior use of electronic medical records (EMR) is preferred.

Potential candidates should have 5+ years of experience.


Community Attractions

The Rochester metropolitan region is situated on the southern shore of Lake Ontario and is part of New York’s breathtaking Finger Lakes region. Known for its vast selection of family-oriented activities and attractions, Rochester hosts nearly two million visitors each year. The third largest city in New York State, the greater Rochester region is inhabited by a little more than one million people. Conveniently located, Rochester is a six hour drive from New York City, 3 1/2 hours from Toronto and 90 minutes from Niagara Falls. Rochester is home to world-class events and festivals throughout the year and has been named one of the 10 best golf cities in the country. The historic Erie canal thrives as an active recreational waterway with towpaths, shops and charming towns. Rochester is home to two national historic landmarks, the second largest children’s museum in the U.S., and the National Toy Hall of Fame.

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