Weekend Speech Therapist

Job Ref: 22160
Category: Speech Therapy
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Speech Therapy
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 8 am - 12 pm

Reporting to the Speech Pathology Supervisor with line responsibility to department coordinators, the Weekend/On Call Speech Pathologist provides acute care speech pathology services within the hospital setting. Primary responsibilities include administering bedside swallow evaluations and treatment. Responsible to the patient and family or significant others for the quality of direct and indirect care delivered.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Education
    • Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology required.
  • Experience
    • Three or more years of experience as a Speech Pathologist strongly preferred with acute care experience and expertise in dysphagia evaluation and treatment required.
  • Licensure and/or Certification
    • Current licensure to practice speech therapy in Massachusetts required.
    • C.C.C. by the American Speech, Hearing & Language Association required.
    • BLS required within 4 months from hire.
  • Skills
    • Problem solving skills.
    • Courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public both in person and on the phone.
    • Ability to prioritize workload and respond to urgent needs.
    • Committed to Service Excellence and Customer Satisfaction.
    • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.
    • Computer skills required.
    • Ability to maintain confidential information.