This is a Per Diem (as needed) position working in our freestanding Inpatient Rehab unit.
Diagnose and treat speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice and swallowing disorders within the inpatient rehab setting. Appropriately recommends instrumental swallowing evaluations for MBS and FEES. Develop, carry out, and document treatment programs. Provide education and training for patients, caregivers, and families. Coordinate within the interdisciplinary team including (but not limited to) nursing, physicians, specialists, respiratory therapy, dieticians, case management, PT/OT, etc. Consider, plan, and coordinate ongoing treatment plans to facilitate safe and effective discharge.
Position Qualifications/Minimal Requirements:
Master's degree in speech-language pathology and Arizona state license required. Certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology (CCC) preferred. BLS certification required.
1 Year of Rehab or SNF experience preferred.
Northwest Transitions Rehab is an off campus department of Oro Valley Hospital.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.