Speech Therapist - Inpatient

Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Albuquerque, NM 87190

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Speech Therapists evaluate patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic interventions for rehabilitation of speech, language, hearing, and dysphagia disorders.


Position: Speech Therapist / Speech Language Pathologist


Type of Opportunity: Full Time


FTE: 1.0


Exempt: No


Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours


Now offering sign-on bonuses up to $15,000 based on experience and relocation allowances up to $6,000.


Other information:


Masters degree in Speech and Language Pathology and have or qualify to obtain a Certificate of Clinical Competence.


One to three years experience or Clinical Fellowship eligible


Education:


Essential:


* Master Degree


Education specialization:


Essential:


* Speech


Credentials:


Essential:


* Speech Language Pathologist


*Evaluates and treats patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic interventions for rehabilitation of speech, language, communication, cognition, hearing and dysphasia disorders.


*Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of patients served.


*Oversees and insures a comprehensive rehabilitation program designed to meet the physical, psychosocial, cognitive and immediate environmental well-being of the patient.


*Promotes patient/caregiver self-determination by optimizing outside resource utilization to achieve the highest level of independence.


*Coordinates and communicates with various disciplines or services involved in patient care.


*Coordinates efforts toward discharge goals established at initial evaluation and during episode of care.


*Is a patient advocate.


*Other duties as assigned.


*Requires detailed knowledge of speech and language pathology in terms of what and how work is to be done as well as why it is done, this level includes interpretation of data.


*Basic understanding of the rules and regulations of the specific setting.


We offer more than the standard benefits!


Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more!


Learn more about our employee benefits:


https://www.phs.org/careers/employee-benefits/Pages/default.aspx


Why work at Presbyterian?


As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.


Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.


About Presbyterian Healthcare Services


Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.


Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.


About New Mexico


New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living.


Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.


New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.


AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.


Requisition ID: 2022-28208


Street: 1100 Central Avenue SE


JobTitle: Speech Therapist - Inpatient


City: Albuquerque



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