Morganton, NC, United States
Job ID: 5904
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 42011010037701-Speech and Audiology
Location: Blue Ridge - 141 Fiddlers Run Blvd
Job SummaryResponsible for an assigned group of patients, typically geographically related and accountable for the oversight and overall management of the speech therapy services in the home setting. The speech therapist provides direct patient care in accordance with an established plan of care to address the patient needs, individual goals and physician ordered services.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Ability to travel extensively during all seasons to assigned patients place of residence. Works in a variety of home environments and conditions. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Ability to work flexible schedule to meet patients' needs. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids
Master degree in Speech Language Pathology as well as current state licensure required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
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