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Speech and Language Pathologist

Company:
Frontline National
Location:
San Diego, California, 92134, United States
Posted:
November 05, 2018
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Description:

Frontline National is currently seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist for a full time opportunity in San Diego, California. Please apply online or call our office at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties include but are not limited to the following:

-Provide in-patient and outpatient care involving a full range of speech and language pathology evaluation and treatment services to include, but not limited to: selection of screening and assessment instruments for speech, language, cognitive function, voice, fluency, and/or swallowing disorders, interpretation of patient evaluations and soundness of treatment plans.

-Evaluation and interpretation of assessments, make recommendations for therapeutic intervention and referrals for other services; design and implement a treatment plan that meets evidence based practices patterns.

-Management of complex patients with sensory, motor, physical, cognitive, or other issues. Responsible for making clinical management options, decision making, analyzing complex data, risk, complication, morbidity, and mortality evaluations to include modification of tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis and laryngectomy tubes. Evaluate and select patients with tracheostomas who may or may not be ventilator dependent for fitting speaking valves and swallowing functions with speaking valves in place.

-Provide patient and family education and counselling regarding: cognitive communication, speech-language, voice and swallowing disorders, treatment plans to include patient homework assignments, treatment progress, diet, and exercise, prognosis, and community resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

-Master's degree in speech pathology or communication disorders from a college or university that includes at least 18 semester hours in the field of speech pathology by a regional accreditation organization and a speech pathology academic program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Experience:

-Possess a minimum of 2 years of acute and/or rehabilitation hospital based experience within the past 4 years as a credentialed Speech and Language Pathologist working with individuals with traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders. To include conducting clinical bedside swallow assessments, Modified Barium Swallow Studies, diagnostic evaluations of neurogenic speech, language and cognitive disorders, and implementation of evidence based interventions for cognitive-communication disorders.

Security:

-National Background Investigation

-Must be US Citizen

-Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

License/Certification and Training:

-Current, full, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands.

-Maintain current certification of Clinical Competency in speech-language pathology (CCCSLP) from ASHA

-Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from the American Heart Association required

Schedule:

-Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Shifts are normally 8.5-9 hours in length and no more than 80 hours may be worked in a two week period.