Seeking a motivated PRN Speech Language Pathologist to assist in growth and development of inpatient and outpatient settings to include specialty care in the area of Otorhinolaryngology. This advanced placement offers a variety of opportunity for career growth and skill to include Modified Barium Swallow Studies, FEES, Videostroboscopies, Interdisciplinary team member for Trauma care and Head and Neck Cancer; as well as the more traditional opportunities of outpatient and acute care. The ideal candidate will be able to provide consistent hours on a weekly basis based on our census needs.
Responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of therapy modalities of treatment as referred by an appropriate referral source. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning.
Must be a graduate of an approved school with a M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. Must be licensed (or eligible for) in Pennsylvania.
The incumbent shall, at a minimum, be a graduate of an accredited school with a Master’s of Science in speech-language pathology. Current licensure in the state of primary practice is required. Current dual licensure in Pennsylvania is required Certificate of Clinical Competency required. Education/experience in working with pediatric, adult and geriatric population is necessary; education/experience-serving people with physical disabilities is desirable. Current CPR certification is mandated.
Communicates and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers, and others.
Conduct initial assessments which may include and not be limited to bedside swallow evaluations, voice evaluations, pediatric language and articulation assessments, laryngectomy evaluations, cognitive assessments, language evaluations and motor speech assessments.
Develop individualized treatment plans.
Provide population appropriate therapeutic interventions.
Evaluate patient response to treatment
Document the course of patient care including progress made and continuing need for treatment.
Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that will assist with continued functional independence.
Participate in continuing education/professional development activities.
Assist with the development of student programs as requested
Maintain competency, licenses/certifications, and memberships in applicable professional organizations.
Function as a resource for and provide team members with inservice/cross-training on physical therapy knowledge and skill areas.
The Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, PA with its origins in the 1850’s has approximately 4,500 employees is a physician-led, non-profit, integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York serving patients from an 11-county rural service area. The Guthrie clinic is one of the nation’s oldest medical group practices with 29 clinical sites; 4 hospitals including a 254 bed ter...tiary referral hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania; community hospitals in Corning, New York and Troy, Pennsylvania; a multi-specialty group practice (Guthrie Medical Group) with more than 459 employed physicians/advanced practice professionals; home care/hospice agencies and a research institute. The Guthrie Clinic manages more than 1.2 million out-patient encounters and 20,000 in-patient admissions a year with annual net operating revenues of over $600 million dollars. The Guthrie Clinic is a financially stable non-profit organization… a “community asset” where all profits are re-invested in our people, equipment and facilities as we develop new programs.