Speech Language Pathologist

Norfolk, VA 23502

Industry: Healthcare Job Number: GL38119767 Pay Rate: $66560-85000 / year State: VA

Job Description

Nextaff of Northern Virginia        

 

Location:                     Norfolk, VA 

 

Position/ Type:            Speech Language Pathologist, Permanent, Full time

 

Description:    We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Speech Language Pathologist to join our team!  This 220+ bed skilled nursing facility & long-term care provides great opportunities for growth. Our services include varying modalities, ADL Training, Falls and Balance, Dysphagia, Vital Stim, Dementia Program, Rehab Dining, Contracture Management & Splinting, Seating & Positioning. Our client provides education opportunities via Med Bridge for licensure renewals. We value creativity and compassion here, so we hope you will bring unique ideas to our team that enhance the care we provide to our clients.  We are looking for someone who loves what they do and is looking for a challenge. If this sounds like you, please send us your application today!

 

Rate:                            Minimum $40 per hour  (rate negotiable)

 

Hours per week:          Monday to Friday, 32 hours per week, 8:00AM to 4:30PM (no weekend rotation)

 

Qualifications:

  Graduate of an accredited SLP program

  Current state licensure

  Valid Driver’s license

  Must have at least 2 years of PT experience from Acute Care, SNF, Home Health, Assisted Living/Independent living, even Adult outpatient

  Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  Results-oriented with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Responsibilities:

  Diagnosing, treating, and preventing speech, language, and swallowing disorders.

  Creating treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualized needs of patients with dementia.

  Performing screenings to detect voice or speech disorders.

  Educating patients and family members about speech disorders and causes, including disabilities and traumatic events.

  Keeping detailed records relating to patient conditions, care plans, therapies, and progress.

  Reporting progress and current status to appropriate parties, which may include family members and the appropriate healthcare team.

 

Benefits Eligible for:

            

  Sign-on bonus

  Relocation assistance

  Student Loan Debt Repayment and Tuition Assistance

  Just minutes from downtown Norfolk and 10 minute drive to the beach/ocean

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