Posted in Management 11 days ago.
An exciting opportunity to be a Speech Language Therapist has opened at a state of the art Hospital in Kansas.
This acute care hospital is dedicated to providing compassionate, coordinated, family-centered care for all of its patients. They are a beacon of hope and healing through unmatched excellence in patient care, research and education. The Speech Language Therapist will find it easy to feel at home in such a supportive environment.
The Speech Language Therapist, reporting to the Rehabilitation Services Director, will be responsible for providing high quality Speech Therapy and Language Pathology services to a diverse group of hospital patients. Collaborating with others in Speech Therapy as well as a multidisciplinary team, the Speech Therapist will use their strong communication and organizational skills to keep those involved in their patients' care well informed.
The Speech Language Therapist will assess patients' needs and strengths, diagnose speech, language, and swallowing disorders, establish goals for the department, plan services, and determine the best course of treatment in conjunction with physicians and those directly involved in the patients care. The Speech Language Therapist will educate patients / families in best practices of treatments once discharged and recovering at home, playing an important role in the discharge planning process. They will clearly and consciously communicate any changes or updates of patients conditions with all those directly involved in providing care. The Pathologist will prepare summaries and reports while carefully documenting all care, submitting required paperwork on a daily basis. The Speech Language Therapist will serve on all necessary specialized committees and participate in the development / revision of department policies and procedures.
This area of Kansas combines a rich history as a railroad town, oil town, and farming community with today's mix of agricultural production, manufacturing and quality health care. The Speech Language Therapist will enjoy living near the center of the continental United States, with convenient access to interstate highways in both directions, as well as being surrounded by two and four year colleges all within an hour's drive and is the center of a vast hunting and fishing paradise. An affordable cost of living and location make this a fantastic place to raise a family.
This strong Healthcare system is prepared to offer the Speech Language Therapist a total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package, and ample opportunity for growth and advancement. Don’t hesitate, apply today!