Speech Therapist

Jamestown Regional Medical Center   Jamestown, ND   Full-time     Speech Language Pathology
Posted on July 5, 2024
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Overview

$15,000 Sign On Bonus for New Employees

Starting Pay: $29.78 to $37.22 DOE

Full-time, benefited position working 80 hours per two week pay period, working Monday - Friday.

To serve the language, speech, and dysphagia needs of inpatients, outpatients, and home care patients of the hospital through assessment of communication and/or swallowing disorders, assisting the individual to communicate to the best of their abilities, assisting family and staff in communicating with the individual, developing and implementing individualized therapy programs and arranging for continued treatment after discharge if necessary.

Responsibilities
  • Assesses patients of all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics), develops, plans, and implements an individualized therapy program for each patient.
  • Assessment and treatment of:
    • aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, and cognitive/linguistic defects from stroke, brain tumor or trauma
    • traumatic brain injury patients experiencing cognitive/linguistic problems
    • laryngotomized patients and voice disorders
    • cleft palate and fluency disorders
    • speech and language disorders
    • dysphagia
  • Completes Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies in coordination with Radiology Department
  • Evaluates, records, and reports on patient's progress.
  • Conducts in-services and/or participates in training medical and nursing personnel and other workers in speech-language pathology therapy techniques and objectives.
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises graduate students in speech pathology for internships in the service area.
  • Assists Audiology department in clean and check of hearing aids and completing hearing screenings.
Qualifications

Must have necessary requisites for licensure in North Dakota and current certification by ASHA. Will complete CPR every other year. Position is required to attend Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training in the appropriate timeframe according to department orientation checklist.

Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) is required to be working on or achieved. Mentor available for CFY.