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Cleveland Clinic Pediatric-Speech-Pathologist-Home-Care in Independence, Ohio

Job Summary:

Evaluates and treats patients, mentors, supervises work performed by staff and contributes to the management of daily operations.

Care will be provided where patient's call home in our East of I-77 service area.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition and establishes goal and plan of care which are appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.

  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard speech therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.

  • Evaluates communication and swallowing function of patients.

  • Selects assistive speech devices to improve patient's communication.

  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times regarding patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care and interventions.

  • Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of assigned patients. Participates as a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team when necessary.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Master's Degree in Speech/Language Pathology.

Certifications:

  • Current Speech-Language Pathology licensure (SP) in the State of Ohio.

  • Holds Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

  • Valid Ohio Driver's license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.

  • Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of one year experience as a Clinical Speech Language Pathologist preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity sufficient to perform tests.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keywords: speech, path, flexible, autonomous, rehab, therapy, SLP, ST

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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