Speech Language Pathologist | Inpatient | Memorial Hospital of South Bend at Beacon Health Systems in South Bend, Indiana

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

    • Reports to Therapy Department Leadership. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with speech, language, cognitive, swallow impairment and/or other neurogenic communication disorders in the adult and/or pediatric population. Participates in departmental programs, activities and serves as a role model of quality clinical practice. Serves as a resource to staff, rehabilitation teams and Interns.

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology. Speech Language Pathology license in the State of Indiana is required. Previous acute care, in-patient rehab and out-patient treatment is beneficial.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Requires familiarity with use of modalities and equipment needed to complete standard treatments offered.

      • Requires tact and discretion when working with patients, families, and physicians.

      • Must maintain current BLS certification.

    • Working Conditions
      • At risk for occupational exposure to infectious diseases.

    • Physical Demands

      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

      • Sufficient balance and strength necessary in standing to ensure patient safety while performing swallow studies.